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Jul 19, 2012 8:25 am

Rockhold vs. Kennedy broadcast pulls average numbers | MMA NEWS

Yahoo Sports reported earlier today that the numbers for this past Saturday’s Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy card drew an audience of 420,000 viewers. “While that isn’t a blockbuster number, it holds up well in relation to the promotion’s other offerings on Showtime. The Heavyweight Grand Prix Final in May did slightly better at 463,000 viewers,...

Jul 17, 2012 12:22 pm

Middleweight powers shift in latest ESPN rankings

ESPN.com updated their power rankings for the middleweight division’s top 10 MMA fighters. Topping the list as always is UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva followed surprisingly by Vitor Belfort. By most accounts Chael Sonnen despite his 2nd loss to Silva, or Chris Weidman should probably have that spot. According to ESPN they are stalemated in...

Jul 17, 2012 9:27 am

Jacare Accepts Rockholds Challenge! Wants Rematch | MMA NEWS

“He challenged me because our last fight was so close. He feels he needs to show himself that he’s able to defeat me,” Souza told TATAME. “If he wants to fight me, I want my belt back. I wanna prove the world that that fight is past and I can defeat him, in five, six...

Jul 17, 2012 9:23 am

Rockhold Seeks closure With A Potential Jacare Rematch | MMA NEWS

“[There will be] many more [defenses] to come. I’m not giving it up. I’ll be damned if anybody takes this belt from me. There are quite a few new middleweights in the division now, like Lorenz Larkin and Roger Gracie, but I think ‘Jacare’ is the most likely challenger, as long as he wins [his...


Jul 16, 2012 11:56 pm

Marquardt Comments On Woodley As Well As A Potential Bout With GSP | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Nate Marquardt in an interview with MMAFighting. Marquardt defeated Tyron Woodley to claim the Strikeforce Welterweight Title at Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy. He comments on making his Welterweight debut as well as a potential bout with Georges St Pierre. “That’s the reason why I dropped down. I felt like when I am...

Jul 16, 2012 11:13 am

EDITORIAL | A look at who's next for a shot at Rockhold's belt

On Saturday night Luke Rockhold defeated Tim Kennedy via unanimous decision. The AKA standout used his reach, improved takedown defense, and kicking to keep Kennedy guessing. At one point it looked as if Rockhold was going to finish Tim, but Kennedy quickly recovered. Luke controlled the center of the cage and forced Tim to fight...

Jul 13, 2012 3:39 am

Paul Daley To Make Debut At Bellator 72 | Bellator News

By Jamie McAllister Bellator Fighting Championships makes it’s return to “The Sunshine State” on Friday, July 20 for Bellator 72 from The USF Sun Dome in Tampa, FL. The Bellator 72 card features the finals of Season 6 Welterweight Tournament between Bryan Baker and Karl Amoussou. The card will also feature Paul Daley’s return to...

Jul 12, 2012 5:39 pm

UFC Implements New Drug Policy For Athletes | UFC NEWS

Las Vegas, NV hosted UFC and Strikeforce Fighter Summit where the hot topic was PEDs and TRT.  Keith Kizer, the Executive Director of the Nevada Athletic Commission, detailed the laws and regulations pertaining to PEDs and TRT; Dr. Jeff Davidson, the promotions’ medical consultant, discussed TRT along with PEDs and its short and long term...

Jul 12, 2012 1:38 am

Video | Ronda Rousey: I’d Beat The Crap Out of Kim Kardashian | MMA News

Strikeforce Womens Champion Ronda Rousey says she would ‘beat the crap out of Kim Kardashian’ because her fame came from a sex video and sucking d–k’ Rousey  commented while on the red carpet  promoting her nude spread in ESPN The Magazine’s 2012 “Body Issue.” For all the latest MMA news and fight updates stay tuned...

Jul 9, 2012 11:43 pm

The 'H-Bomb' More Of A Concern For Jones Than Henderson's Wrestling | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister UFC Light-Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones in an interview with MMAMania. In his next bout Jones will defend his Light-Heavyweight Title against former Strikeforce and Pride FC champion Dan Henderson. The bout is set to take place on Sept. 1, 2012, at UFC 151 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Henderson started out as a...

Jul 7, 2012 7:57 am

"I Think A Lot Of Questions Will Be Answered In This Fight" I MMA News

  In a recent interview with The Bleacher Report, Strikeforce champion, Ronda Rousey discusses Why Chael Sonnen doesn’t stand a chance against the long-regining middleweight champion, Anderson Silva. Rousey has always been an outspoken fighter and compares her own hype skills to that of Chael Sonnen: “I think it’s a similar idea. Chael has more of...

Jul 6, 2012 2:54 am

Video | Seagal vs. Feijao At UFC 148 Open Workouts | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante may not have had the best year in 2012 after being suspended for one year for testing positive for a banned substance. However it may have just got worse for the Former Strikeforce Light-Heavyweight Champion as he was defeated at the UFC 148 open workouts by Sensei Segal via...

Jul 3, 2012 7:49 am

Exclusive Video | Cung Le Excited to Fight Someone Who Talks Smack | UFC News

The winner of World Shidokan Championships (the triathlon of martial arts where competitors must demonstrate superlative striking and grappling/submission skills), former IKF(International Kickboxing Federation) Light Heavyweight Champion, San Shou World Champion, former Strikeforce Middleweight Champion and Hollywood actor, Cung Le, sat down with BJPenn.com at his gym in San Jose, Ca before heading out to...

Jun 29, 2012 9:51 am

Exclusive | KJ Noons Calls for Open Scoring in Boxing and MMA

Just Scrap Radio Episode 10 host Jens and Abel Pulver share with KJ Noons their thoughts on the last MMA and boxing fights along with the tragic scoring system that’s been happening all across the board. KJ Noons suggest to have open scoring for both boxing and MMA. “Every round we should know who wins,”...

Jun 28, 2012 12:38 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Gary Owens talks Cung Le | UFC News

If you don’t know who Gary Owens is – you should. He has been a driving force behind some of the most recognizable names in MMA. He trains the military, professional sports teams, and MMA athletes on a regular basis. One of the most notable athletes under his care is middleweight standout Cung Le. Le...

Jun 27, 2012 10:03 am

EXCLUSIVE | Joe Duarte: Ryan Couture never fought nobody like me | MMA NEWS

Just Scrap Radio Episode 10 guest Joe Duarte is coming off a 5 fight wining streak and now preparing to fight Ryan Couture son of the UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture on July 14 in the Rose Garden at Portland, OR Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy Joe Duarte describes himself as a family man –...

Jun 26, 2012 3:54 pm

Rousey vs. Kaufmann Made Official For Aug., Tickets On Sale This Week | MMA NEWS

The Strikeforce women’s bantamweight title bout between champion Ronda Rousey (5-0-0) and no. 1 contender Sarah Kaufman (15-1-0) is officially set to take place August 18th, at the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, California. This is the first title defense for newly crowned champ, and infamous arm-breaker, Ronda Rousey. While the former champ,...

Jun 26, 2012 9:26 am

"Just Scrap Radio" Returns Today At 1:00 PM ET

“Just Scrap Radio” returns today with hosts Jens and Abel Pulver. On today’s show we have Joe Duarte and KJ Noons as our guests to talk about their fighting lives under the Strikeforce banner. Use the player below to catch the action live at 1:00 PM ET. Live Video app for Facebook by Ustream

Jun 21, 2012 8:32 pm

Fedor Emelianenko Retires From MMA | MMA NEWS

Fedor Emelianenko steam-rolled Pedro Rizzo in an astonishing 84 seconds, following his victory, Emelianenko announced that he is done fighting professionally and done competing completely. “I think it’s time. I’m retiring from sports. I still have the SAMBO World Championships. My family is the reason I will not be fighting again. My daughters are growing...

Jun 20, 2012 6:09 am

Kendall Grove Back With Tito Ortiz To Improve His Wrestling Game | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Kendall Grove in an interview with MMAWeekly. Grove the winner of The Ultimate Fighter Season 3 was cut from the UFC after back to back losses to Demian Maia and Tim Boetsch, since leaving the UFC Grove has gone (3-1) most recently defeating Derek Brunson via split-decision. “I was training for a...