Archive: strikeforce news

Aug 13, 2012 11:47 am

MMA Inside The Cage 106; Knockouts, Interviews, and Much More

Our good friends at MMA Inside The Cage have done it again. This time around they feature some nasty knockouts, interviews, and as always relevant news. Note that the image may show the Miletich Interview that was posted last week, but it is not the same video.

Aug 13, 2012 8:42 am

VIDEO | Ronda Rousey Enters Ticket Contest As Kaufman's #1 Fan | MMA NEWS

Video description from Youtube.com: Hey everybody, this is Randa Roozie – NOT Ronda Rousey!! I really hate that self centered cocky chick!!! Sarah Kaufman – AKA my most favorite fighter EVER – is having a ticket giveaway contest for the best Ronda Rousey impression! I reeeeally want to win these tickets to see you knock...

Aug 13, 2012 3:13 am

Video | Strikeforce: On the Set with Rousey and Kaufman | Strikeforce News

Go behind the scenes of the promo shoot for the highly-anticipated Strikeforce title fight between Ronda Rousey and Sarah Kaufman. Hear from both fighters and find out what fans can expect when they enter the cage on Saturday, August 18th on SHOWTIME. For all the latest MMA news and fight updates stay tuned to BJPENN.COM


Aug 9, 2012 5:22 pm

CM Punk Criticizes Jon Jones’s Nike Deal

The ongoing string of WWE shots at the UFC seem to have no end in sight. This time it comes from a WWE Champion and is aimed at a UFC Champion. WWE Champion CM Punk is getting some media attention for comments he made on criticizing Nike for signing UFC Light Heavyweight champion Jon “Bones”...

Aug 9, 2012 12:17 pm

Fan Driven Fighter Platform Helps Fighters Get Noticed

Global Proving Ground (GPG) is proud to announce the official launch of their unique fan driven fighter platform. The GPG platform enables combat sports athletes with diverse fight backgrounds to showcase their skills on a global stage. Skilled fighters on every continent have the opportunity to get noticed and build an International fan base. According...

Aug 9, 2012 12:08 pm

UFC 150 Co-Main Eventer Donald Cerrone Promises ‘Strictly Business’ Brawl

Top UFC lightweight Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone says his UFC 150 showdown with friend and rival Melvin “The Young Assassin” Guillard will be “strictly business” but –motivated to impress his hometown fans – the Cowboy added he will go all out for a KO in what he expects to be the fight of the night. Cerrone...

Aug 9, 2012 11:41 am

Report: UFC grosses $500 million/year in revenue | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor Bloomberg recently ran a feature on the Fertittas and its ownership of the UFC. The feature provided details on the Fertittas as well as some interesting financial information. The article states that the UFC brings in $500 million in annual sales. The Fertittas, according to Bloomberg, control a fortune worth at least $1...

Aug 7, 2012 12:00 pm

Odds in Favor of Daniel Cormier over Frank Mir | Strikeforce News

A heavyweight bout between Strikeforce Grand Prix Champ Daniel Cormier and former UFC heavyweight champ Frank Mir is expected to take place on an October 27th Strikeforce card.  No location has been chosen as of yet.  Cormier will be moving over to the UFC after the bout, and Mir will return there as well. Betting...

Aug 7, 2012 11:21 am

Bobby Green vs Matt Ricehouse Set For Strikeforce: Rousey vs Kaufman | Strikeforce News

Strikeforce announced a lightweight matchup between Bobby Green and Matt Ricehouse.  “Strikeforce: Rousey vs. Kaufman” takes place Aug. 18 at Valley View Casino Center in San Diego.  The bout is expected to take place on the preliminary portion of this month’s event. Bobby Green is currently riding a 3 fight winning streak, most recently defeating...

Aug 7, 2012 3:00 am

Video | At Home with Ronda Rousey (All Access Clip) | Strikeforce News

Outside of the mixed martial arts cage and away from the media spotlight, the cameras of All Access: Ronda Rousey a young athlete on the cusp of stardom. Watch Rousey in the hours before her sensational photo shoot for the ESPN Magazine Body Issue. For all the latest MMA news and fight updates stay tuned...

Aug 3, 2012 6:53 pm

UFC ON FOX 4 Weigh-in Results and Video

All of the UFC on FOX 4 fighters made weight and all bouts have the green light. Brandon Vera came in 1.2 pounds under the 205 limit while his opponent in Saturday night’s main event Mauricio Rua hit 205 on the dot. UFC ON FOX 4 MAIN CARD: Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua (205) vs. Brandon Vera...

Aug 3, 2012 7:34 am

ONE FC 5 Gains Sylvia vs. Arlovski 4 | MMA NEWS

Tim Sylvia has been very vocal about fighting again for Zuffa. When his bout with Strikforce hevyweight standout Daniel Cormier was taken away at the last minute and given to Frank Mir, he openly admitted he was crushed. Now it looks like he will have a chance to prove he belongs in the big leagues...

Jul 30, 2012 2:13 am

Roger Gracie Open To Bout With Tim Kennedy | Strikeforce News

By Jamie McAllister Roger Gracie in an interview with TATAME. Gracie is one of the best submission grappler’s in the world if not the best. However one man who would disagree with this statement is Tim Kennedy who offered a challenge via his official Twitter account. I read @cokersf said @rogergracie was the best grappler in...

Jul 26, 2012 5:07 am

Cormier Draws former UFC Heavyweight Champion, Frank Mir To Strikeforce| UFC NEWS

Daniel Cormier no longer has to wonder who he is fighting next. It was reported by USA Today Wednesday night that the heavy hitting Strikeforce fighter would be fighting former UFC Champion Frank Mir. Strikeforce has a dwindling roster of heavyweight athletes so the booking of this bout isn’t that surprising. “There has been a...

Jul 24, 2012 12:32 pm

Separated at Birth: MMA Champions Edition!

BJPenn.com decided to have a little fun this week with facial recognition. Thanks to MyHeritage.com we matched up current MMA Champions with their celebrity doppelgangers. We even threw in UFC legend and this website’s namesake BJ Penn as a bonus! Some of these we saw the resemblance right off the bat, but some we had...

Jul 21, 2012 7:39 pm

UFC 149 smashes Saddledome record

UFC 149 takes place at the Scotiabank Saddledome and according to UFC President Dana White the event’s attendance has set a new record. White once again took to Facebook to express his excitement. UFC #149 Faber vs Barao breaks Scotiabank Saddledome gate record @ 4.1 million beating The Rolling Stones”

Jul 19, 2012 1:11 pm

Silva’s Camp Eyeing Fight with Rockhold, not Weidman or Lombard

Following UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva’s defeat of #1 contender Chael Sonnen at UFC 148, the MMA universe has been abuzz over who the 37-year-old Brazilian will face next. Fuel TV’s “UFC Tonight” recently reported that Silva’s camp is more inclined to a showdown with 10-1 Strikeforce Middleweight Champion Luke Rockhold than anyone else. Rockhold...

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...