Archive: strikeforce news

Sep 2, 2011 8:54 am

Main Card Official For "UFC 137:St-Pierre vs. Diaz"

UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre is riding a five-year, nine-fight winning streak that has seen the 30-year-old Canadian defeat the likes of Matt Hughes, Jon Fitch, BJ Penn, Josh Koscheck (twice) and Jake Shields. Along the way, the Montreal native has captivated fans worldwide with his explosive takedowns and dominant performances inside the Octagon. On...

Sep 1, 2011 11:10 pm

UFC Primetime Special Airs On Fox October 30

UFC Primetime is set to return this fall, but this time from its new home on the Fox network. The special has been used many times in the past as a vehicle to promote some of the biggest main events in UFC history, and the UFC is pulling out all the stops for its network...

Sep 1, 2011 2:56 pm

World Kickboxing Champion Cosmo Alexander Joins Bellator's Lightweight Roster

After an incredibly successful kickboxing career, lightweight sensation Cosmo “Good Boy” Alexander has signed a long-term promotional agreement with Bellator Fighting Championships and will make his promotional debut at Bellator 52 in Lake Charles, Louisiana on October 1st. Currently training alongside former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Rashad Evans and K-1 veteran Tyrone Spong in Florida,...


Sep 1, 2011 9:52 am

Rousey Returns Against Budd In November

Top female MMA prospect, Ronda Rousey has booked her latest gig inside the cage and it comes in the form of Canadian prospect Julia Budd. Strikeforce officials announced the matchup this afternoon but did not commit to an exact date or location. However they did say the contest will likely take place on a yet-to-be-announced...

Sep 1, 2011 9:43 am

Yamamoto vs. Page Removed from UFC 135

In what has become almost a daily injury report, the latest card to receive a shift in roster is September’s UFC 135. Bantamweights Norifumi Yamamoto and Damacio Page who were expected to face off on the evenings preliminary portion of the card have been forced to withdraw due to injuries. “UFC 135: Jones vs. Rampage”...

Sep 1, 2011 9:09 am

UFC extends fight contracts for Ben Henderson & Carlos Condit

Rising MMA stars Ben “Smooth” Henderson and “The Natural Born Killer” Carlos Condit have agreed to new multi-fight contracts with the UFC, First Round Management President and CEO Malki Kawa announced. Terms of the agreements were not disclosed. “These fight contract extensions show the MMA world that the UFC values Ben Henderson and Carlos Condit...