Archive: strikeforce news

Sep 5, 2011 1:22 pm

King Mo: “We’re just waiting for Strikeforce to die.”

“The thing is, what’s the point? What’s the point of having the belt when it’s been vacated, and the person who vacated it is still fighting somewhere else within the same umbrella, but not the same organization?… It feels a little weird, because it’s not the same. It’s like a cancer patient, like a dying...

Sep 5, 2011 1:07 pm

Swanson vs. Lamas Booked For UFC on FOX 1

The second bout booked for the UFC’s debut card on FOX TV comes in the form of a featherweight bout between Cub Swanson and Ricardo Lamas. UFC officials took to twitter with the news over the weekend. UFC on Fox 1 is set to take place from the Honda Center in Anaheim, California on November...

Sep 5, 2011 12:46 pm

Anderson Silva Was Injured in Latest Bout with Okami

“A month before the fight, I hurt my shoulder training with Junior dos Santos and stepped in feeling pain in Rio. I had to take painkillers and advised the Athletic Commission about the medicine I took. I talked to my doctors a lot. I did MRI right after and began to feel pain on the...

Sep 5, 2011 10:15 am

‘BIG’ JOHN MCCARTHY BOOK-SIGNING SCHEDULED FOR ‘SALUTE TO SERVICE’ SHOW ON SEPT. 11

As part of the University of MMA’s ‘Salute to Service’ event on September 11, 2011 at Avalon Hollywood, MMA’s most celebrated and respected referee ‘Big’ John McCarthy will participate in a pre-event book-signing of his new autobiography LET’S GET IT ON!: The Making of MMA and Its Ultimate Referee. The book-signing will take place from...

Sep 5, 2011 10:08 am

Tickets For UFC 137 On Sale This Week

Tickets for UFC 137, the event which will see BJ Penn return to action against Carlos Condit, go on sale to the public this week. “UFC 137: St. Pierre vs. Diaz” is set to take place on October 29th from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The pay-per-view event will feature a welterweight...

Sep 5, 2011 9:54 am

High Prospect, Bruno Santos, Reaches Verbal Agreements with Bellator

Bruno Santos (12-0 MMA, 0-0 BFC), an undefeated Brazilian prospect, has verbally agreed to a contract with Bellator Fighting Championships. MMAJunkie.com was the first to report that Santos and Bellator brass have agreed to terms and a contract is expected to be finalized shortly. A date and opponent for Santos’ debut has yet to be...

Sep 5, 2011 9:51 am

On Assignment In Thailand With Tom Callos

I’m in Thailand, wearing my best www.BJPENN.COM wardrobe (of course), training at different Muaythai camps, having a great time being a student. One of the things I like best about the camps I’ve been at so far, like the one you see in this video, is the open-air, outdoor training. Even though it’s hot as...

Sep 3, 2011 7:56 am

Velasquez Happy To Introduce The FOX Audience To The UFC

“The (UFC) took care of (the loss of pay-per-view income). They’re telling us we’re going to make so much out of it. It’s all working out, so we’re happy. … I’m happy that they chose our fight. It’s perfect timing. I want everybody on Fox to see my fighting style, to really become a fan...

Sep 3, 2011 7:51 am

Fight For a Cause: U of MMA Details For 9-11 Show

In honor of the work and sacrifices that the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces offer in the name of their country, the University of MMA is promoting a special amateur MMA event, entitled ‘Salute to Service,’ on September 11, 2011. Tickets are now on sale at www.UofMMA.com. ‘Salute’ will pay tribute in...

Sep 2, 2011 10:05 am

Cain Velasquez vs. Junior Dos SantosTo Headline First UFC Event On FOX

UFC President, Dana White announced today on the special media conference call that UFC heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez will defend his title against number one contender, Junior dos Santos live on the first ever UFC on FOX scheduled for November 12 from the Honda Center in Anaheim California. “We want to deliver to our partners...

Sep 2, 2011 9:12 am

Who's Going To Headline The First UFC On FOX??? Find Out Here Within The Hour

BJPENN.COM has been invited to participate on a special conference call with Dana White this afternoon at 1p.m. ET to reveal the much speculated, first ever, main event to be broadcast on the FOX network. As soon as the call goes down we will update this thread with the latest news surrounding the event and...

Sep 2, 2011 9:02 am

Strikeforce Challengers 20 Set For Nov 18 in Las Vegas

Yesterday we reported a matchup between rising star Ronda Rousey and Canadian prospect Julia Budd had been set for a yet-to-be-announced November Strikeforce card. Today we have further details which will pair the two on the Strikeforce Challengers 20 show set for Nov. 18 live from The Pearl at the Palms Casino Resort in Las...