2094 Search Results for STRIKEFORCE

Apr 26, 2012 7:49 am

Ronda Rousey Helps MMA’s Bid For New York

By Lorenzo Luciano: On April 18th, 2012 in Albany, New York, the state of New York senate voted 43 to 14 to pass a bill that would legalize the sport of mixed martial arts in that state. Marc Ratner, the UFC’s VP for governmental and regulatory affairs said, that it was made easier by Ronda...

Apr 25, 2012 5:21 pm

Just Scrap Radio Ep. 2 | Marloes Coenen Talks Fights, PEDs, Cyborg, Overeem

Invicta FC headliner Marloes Coenen talks about her fight this Saturday – April 28, 2012 7pm central time. “Invicta is the next evolution for MMA.  I’m Really excited.” The Just Scrap Radio host Jens Pulver brings up Marloes Coenen’s last fight in Strikeforce where she dominated during the stand up but opponent Misha Tate’s wrestling...

Apr 25, 2012 7:40 am

Alistair Overeem's Doctor Has Questionable Past & Ethics

UFC Heavyweight contender Alistair Overeem went before the Nevada State Athletic Commission yesterday and testified that he had received an anti-inflammatory injection that contained testosterone. Present at the hearing was Dr. Hector Oscar Molina Overeem’s physician along with his attorney Davis Chesnoff. Overeem testified that he had saw Molina due to a recommendation by retired...


Apr 24, 2012 5:09 pm

"Just Scrap Radio" Episode 2 Archive | Yves Edwards And Marloes Coenen

Host Jens Pulver and his little brother Abel Pulver took charge today and discussed all the current happenings in MMA with UFC Fighter Yves Edwards and Former Strikeforce Champion Marloes Coenen. If you missed out first episode with BJ PENN head over to page 2.

Apr 24, 2012 4:47 pm

Exclusive | Roger Bowling wants to fight them all; Believes Wrestling tops BJJ

Roger Bowling (11-2 MMA) came in to Strikeforce an undefeated fighter boasting a perfect 7-0 record. He defeated Bobby Voelker by technical decision, and then lost the subsequent rematch by TKO. Roger bounced back and won his next fight before losing the rubber match with Voelker by TKO. After the last Voelker fight Roger has...

Apr 24, 2012 7:45 am

Carano In Talks To Join Fast And Furious Cast Alongside The Rock And Vin Diesel

Haywire star Gina Carano, the MMA athlete-turned-actress, is in negotiations to join the cast of Fast & Furious 6, the next installment in the billion-dollar franchise for Universal Pictures. Plot and character are being kept locked in the trunk of a 1970 Dodge Charger, but Paul Walker and Vin Diesel are set to return as...

Apr 24, 2012 6:49 am

Video | Wanderlei Silva UFC 147 Video Blog Episode One | UFC NEWS

Wanderlei Silva has carried a chip on his shoulder ever since his 44 second loss to Vitor Belfort at UFC Brazil on October 16, 1998. Silva is coming off a victory over former Strikeforce Middleweight Champion Cung Le & Belfort is coming off of two impressive first round stoppages of undersized Middleweight Yoshihiro Akiyama via...

Apr 24, 2012 5:45 am

Stacked Line-Up Makes Up Just Scrap Radio Episode Two Today At 1pm ET

Broadcasting live this afternoon is the second installment of “Just Scrap Radio” Episode 2. We hit the airwaves at 1:00 p.m. ET right here on BJPENN.COM with host Jens Pulver and three special guests. Former UFC fighter Yves Edwards will weigh in with our host on all things coming out of last weekend’s UFC 145....

Apr 21, 2012 11:43 pm

Dan Henderson Named Next Challenger For Jon Jones | UFC NEWS

He has waited for his chance and following tonight’s UFC 145 main event he has got it. Dan Henderson has been named as the next challenger for the UFC’s light-heavyweight title currently held by Jon Jones. After his departure from the UFC, Dan Henderson successfully climbed the Strikeforce ranks to earn the Strikeforce light-heavyweight title....

Apr 20, 2012 9:26 am

M-1 Global Announces Fedor’s Next Opponent, But Not Without Disappointment | MMA NEWS

M-1 Global has apparently solidified Fedor Emelianenko’s opponent for his next bout on June 21st, and it is not exactly an exciting match-up. “The Last Emperor” is slated to square off against Pedro “The Rock” Rizzo in what is likely to be a lack-luster fight, with a predictable outcome. Fedor was allegedly going to face...

Apr 20, 2012 9:06 am

Stop Fitching and Fitchery in MMA Now!

By Lewis Mckeever: This is not an article set out to condemn UFC welterweight grinder Jon Fitch, but rather, a tool to vent my growing frustration and concerns with Fitch’s widespread smothering fighting style, otherwise known as “Fitching”. Jon Fitch is renowned for his grapple heavy, “take no risks” approach to mixed martial arts. Jon...

Apr 20, 2012 8:42 am

Werdum on Overeem: "No One In MMA Was Surprised" At Failed Test | UFC NEWS

By Mark Carrillo: UFC heavyweight Fabricio Werdum, recently shared his thoughts on fellow heavyweight Alistair Overeem’s elevated testosterone levels which were found after a random drug test conducted by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Overeem’s testosterone levels were at an astonishing 14:1 at the time of the drug test, which is 14 times higher than...

Apr 19, 2012 10:26 am

MMA Bill Passes New York Senate Once Again

By Red Mattos: The state Senate in NY has again passed legislation to make it legal to punch someone in a cage, as opposed to a ring, which is perfectly fine. Local MMA instructor, Kevin Leonard, expressed his frustrations with not being able to do what he loves in his home state: “You gotta travel...

Apr 19, 2012 8:00 am

Quick Twitt | Lashley Hints At Bellator Move

By Jamie McAllister: Bobby Lashley hints at a potential Bellator signing via his twitter account. Caplan happens to be the VP of talent relations for Bellator and it may not be long until we see the former WWE superstar fighting under the Bellator banner. Lashley currently has a (7-1) record in MMA and has previously...

Apr 18, 2012 8:54 am

Kenny Florian on King Mo | "His Penalty Was Extremely Harsh"

By Jamie McAllister: “It’s really unfortunate, especially for a guy like King Mo, who I really like as a person. I think you can’t question his talent, the guy is a tremendous talent and a tremendous fighter and, you know, sometimes we are all going to be victims of our own emotions and I think...

Apr 18, 2012 8:43 am

Cyborg Still Claims Innocence in PED Case

By Lynn Mitchell: The once most domineering force in Women’s MMA – Cyborg Cristaine Justino professes her innocence during the middle of her suspension.  Cristaine was handed a 1 year suspension along with a $2,500 fine due to testing positive for the anabolic steroid stanozolol back in Dec 23, 2011.  Cristaine with a translator tells insideMMA...

Apr 17, 2012 1:56 pm

Valentijn Overeem unaware of brothers TRT needs

By Lewis Mckeever: Alistair’s brother and fellow MMA fighter, Valentijn Overeem, is bewildered by The Reem’s elevated levels of testosterone. With the recent gossip of Alistair obtaining a TRT exemption from the docs, in an effort to justify his sea biscuit heights of testosterone, brother Valentijn is oblivious to any medical condition his brother may...

Apr 16, 2012 3:14 pm

Two Reasons Hawaii Should Watch UFC 145 This Weekend

LOOKING FORWARD TO HAWAII MMA FIGHTERS AT UFC 145 JONES VS EVANS By Romeo Cabras Jr.: Now that the UFC is back in full swing after what seemed like an eternity, a full 6 weeks to be exact, we focus our attention to this weeks fight card featuring two fighters with strong ties to Hawaii!!...

Apr 15, 2012 1:38 pm

Dana White Hinting King Mo's Possible Comeback to Zuffa

By Lynn Mitchell: UFC President Dana White was pleased with the way Muhammed King “Mo” Lawal handled himself in front of the Nevada State Athletic Commission.  White explained the predicament he was in and the reason for his decision to let King “Mo” go. “Some of the dummies in the press started talking about me...

Apr 13, 2012 9:32 am

Jake Shields Looking For Resurgence As A Middleweight But Open To Both Weight Classes

By Jamie McAllister: Jake Shields has had mixed success in his UFC career but things seem to be looking up for him after the win at UFC 144 where he won a decision against former Middleweight Yoshihiro Akiyama in the Welterweight division. Shields who has previously competed at Middleweight and was the Strikeforce Middleweight champion...

Apr 12, 2012 9:42 am

California Assembly Bill Threatens UFC Contracts And Could Give Fighters New Rights

By Micah Hinchliffe: Recent developments in the Assembly Bill 2100 could have devastating effects on current Zuffa contracts should it be passed, the issue has arisen at a difficult time as it is during a year which the UFC has already faced allegations about their pay and treatment of fighters. The ESPN documentary on the...

Apr 11, 2012 12:24 pm

Getting To Know Braulio Estima, The Man Who Is Facing Nick Diaz

By Micah Hinchliffe: “Soooo, Yes Guys it is true!!! I will be facing Nick Diaz at the World Jiu Jitsu Expo in California. The fight will be broad casted live on the Internet ;)))) hope u all will like the match” – A status from April 11th on Braulio Estima’s facebook page. Braulio Estima, a...

Apr 11, 2012 9:56 am

The Blackzilians Add BJJ Champion Braulio Estima

By Lynn Mitchell: Grappling sensation Braulio Estima has joined the elite team at Blackzilians in Florida.  Braulio also stated in a previous interview – he plans to make his long awaited MMA debut in July of 2012. It is apparent that high level BJJ black belts have an impact on the MMA game. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu...

Apr 10, 2012 4:37 pm

Ronda Rousey, A Force To Be Reckoned With

By Micah Hinchliffe: It’s clear from her record of lethal armbars that Strikeforce champ Ronda Rousey is both a competitive and intelligent female fighter. Following her dominating victory over Miesha Tate at Strikeforce: Tate vs Rousey on March 3rd “Rowdy” Ronda seemed to show little remorse for the apparent breaking of her opponents arm- hardly...