Archive: strikeforce news

Sep 8, 2011 8:40 am

Spike TV to Air UFC 141 Prelims on Dec 30

The last pay-per-view of 2011 will be receiving the Spike TV Prelims treatment. UFC 141 is set to take place on Dec. 30 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The end-of-year pay-per-view event will feature a five-round non-title fight between former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar and newly signed heavyweight stand-out Alistair...

Sep 8, 2011 8:30 am

Bellator’s Season 5 Preview Show Airing on MTV2 and Spike.com all this week

Before Bellator Fighting Championships kicks off its talent-laden fifth season this Saturday at 9 p.m. EST, MTV2 and Spike.com are airing a Season 5 preview special that gives an in-depth look at the promotion’s upcoming welterweight, middleweight, bantamweight and heavyweight tournaments and uncovers the stories behind these world-class athletes competing for their shot at the...

Sep 7, 2011 4:49 pm

UFC 140:Mir Books Big Nog Rematch

The UFC has booked a heavyweight rematch between former champions Frank Mir and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira set for the December 10th show. UFC 140 is set to take place in Toronto on December 10 from the Air Canada Centre. The only main card bouts confirmed for the event at this time is set between Rory...

Sep 7, 2011 2:34 pm

Cesar Gracie Goes In-Depth On Nick Diaz Absence

“I don’t blame Dana White on this at all. This is a professional company, and Nick is a 28-year-old man. I’ve stuck up for Nick, even when he was wrong before. But he’s let a lot of people down. He’s let his team down. We all bought plane tickets to Vegas. We got hotel rooms...

Sep 7, 2011 2:16 pm

Official Press Release From Condit Camp on UFC 137 Opponent Change and Shot At GSP's Title

Condit agrees to fight Georges St-Pierre for UFC Welterweight title Albuquerque, N.M. – “The Natural Born Killer” Carlos Condit has quickly risen up the UFC Welterweight ranks, winning his last four UFC fights in dominating fashion. That rise just happened much quicker as Condit has now agreed to face Georges St-Pierre for the Welsterweight title...

Sep 7, 2011 2:08 pm

Diaz Out, Condit in against GSP

A crazy turn of events at today’s UFC 137 pre-fight press conference has changed the scheduling of four welterweight stand-outs. As we reported yesterday, Nick Diaz failed to show for the Toronto leg of the UFC 137 media tour and he followed suit this afternoon when he skipped out on a reported three different flights...

Sep 7, 2011 12:37 pm

Jackson: “I’m not worried about Jon’s punches or kicks”

“I’m not worried about his punches or his kicks. I’ll walk right through it, I don’t care about it. He ain’t showing me a whole lot of power, especially with the way he stands. His stance is all wrong to even generate power. The guy can’t bust a grape. I’m confident that I have him...

Sep 7, 2011 12:18 pm

Overeem's Crazy For Making His UFC Debut Says Lesnar Coach

“I think it’ll be good for Brock. Overeem is a guy who has heavy hands, he’ll try to keep the fight up, but when he goes to the ground he has a good foundation. It’ll be an exciting fight, between two big guys, what brings much appeal to the fans. Overeem must be crazy to...

Sep 7, 2011 9:00 am

Watch the UFC 137 Pre -Fight Press Conference live Today on BJPENN.COM (1p.m. PT)

The UFC will be holding a special pre-fight press conference today at 1 p.m. PT to promote the upcoming UFC 137 card featuring a welterweight title fight between champion, GSP and challenger Nick Diaz. Dana White and both main event fighters are expected to be in attendance. We will be broadcasting the conference live today...

Sep 7, 2011 8:45 am

Overeem Turned Down UFC Title Fight, Opted For Quicker Debut

“I got offered to fight for the championship belt but that would mean I had to wait, because of course (Junior) dos Santos is fighting (Cain) Velasquez Nov. 12, it’s going to be a great fight, then probably these guys are going to need some healing time, relaxing time, so November plus six months, that...

Sep 7, 2011 8:36 am

Dan Henderson Still Hoping For UFC/Strikeforce Title Unification Bout

“I think the biggest fight that the UFC would make money on and the fans would want to see, I would think, would be me against the winner of Jones and Rampage. That would be a fight to unify the titles with Strikeforce and UFC, I think that would be a good move. … I’m...

Sep 6, 2011 4:11 pm

Matt Hughes vs. Josh Koscheck Official For UFC 135

With the ever so common injury bug taking hold of its latest victim in Diego Sanchez, the UFC has now booked a suitable replacement for the return of Matt Hughes at UFC 135. In the place of Sanchez comes AKA welterweight fighter, Josh Koscheck, who takes the fight on just two weeks notice. “UFC 135:...