Archive: strikeforce news

Sep 18, 2012 12:19 pm

Tito Ortiz: "Rousey has fought at 145 time and again" | Strikeforce News

  Retirement for UFC hall of famer & former light heavyweight champ Tito Ortiz means owning a clothing line, nutrition supplement company, a training center as well as an amateur MMA fight series in California named Rising Stars and management company Primetime 360.     “It’s going to take a little bit of time as...

Sep 12, 2012 7:27 pm

VIDEO | Where You At? Episode 1 With Sean McClure Featuring Renato Laranja

BJPenn.com has tasked Sean McClure to keep up with the whereabouts of 27-time Brazilian Jiu Jitsu World Champion Renato Laranja. This week Renato is at a top secret location working on a top secret project, but manages to speak with Sean long enough to give his thoughts on BJ Penn and Penn’s fight with Rory...

Sep 7, 2012 4:28 pm

VIDEO | MMA Inside The Cage 110 is Here!

It’s the weekend and that means our friends at MMA Inside the Cage have done it again! More videos, interviews, knockouts, excitement, and more MMA News. For the past few months BJPenn.com has been featuring the popular MMA Inside the Cage videos and we will continue to do so in the future. As the sport...

Sep 6, 2012 7:52 pm

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO| Josh Thomson Interview; Talks BJ, Kyle's KO of Cormier, Future

Josh Thomson is a lot of things. Former Strikeforce Lightweight Champion, former UFC Lightweight standout, AKA team member, and training partner for some of the best elite level fighters in MMA. He has fought on the biggest stages in MMA overseas, and here in the USA. He has fought injured, many times I might add,...

Sep 4, 2012 3:11 pm

Luke Rockhold vs Lorenz Larkin Slated for Nov 3 | Strikeforce News

  Strikeforce Middleweight Champion Luke Rockhold has his next challenger scheduled, and it isn’t Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza like most expected.   Rockhold and Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker had publicly discussed the rematch.  Gilberto Faria, Jacare’s manager was unsure why the rematch was ultimately dismissed, informing MMAFighting.com that “Jacare” was 100% healthy and only needed 8-to-10 weeks...

Sep 4, 2012 2:43 pm

Strikeforce Inks Undefeated Olympic Medalist Sara McMann

  Bantamweight, Sara McMann has signed with Strikeforce and is expected to debut on the upcoming fight card in Oklahoma this Nov 3 headlined by Daniel Cormier vs Frank Mir.   McMann is one of the most decorated female freestyle wrestlers in American history.  Her notable accomplishments include a silver medal at the 2004 Summer...

Sep 4, 2012 11:49 am

Frank Mir vs Daniel Cormier Set for November | Strikeforce News

  Former UFC heavyweight champ Frank Mir and Strikeforce Grand Prix tournament winner Daniel Cormier is scheduled to face each other on Nov. 3 at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.  Cormier reveals to USA today “I am excited to be going back to Oklahoma for this fight because it’s been like my...

Sep 1, 2012 6:10 pm

MMA Inside the Cage 109!

This week our friends at MMA Inside the Cage have put out a great episode. Here’s what they had to say about it. This week’s episode, presented by Combat Sports Insurance, will keep you glued to the screen. We reveal the Russian-based promotion Thrones MMA, and their version of tag team mixed martial arts. It...

Aug 30, 2012 1:23 pm

Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Healy Adds Nah-Shon Burrell vs Yuri Villefort

Welterweight Nah-Shon Burrell vs Yuri Villefort is the latest addition to next month’s Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Healy preliminary card.  Nah-Shon Burrell was tagged with his first Strikeforce loss when he suffered a first-round TKO defeat to Chris Spang in May. Prior to the loss, Burrell had a 6 fight win streak that included victories over...

Aug 30, 2012 12:25 pm

ESPN Ranks the Bantamweights; Big Drop for Champion

ESPN released their latest 135 pound rankings. The Bantamweights stack up well against each other overall, but the top three spots continue to be locked down by Urijah Faber, UFC Interim Champion Renan Barao, and Champion Dominick Cruz. One of the biggest drops in the list was Eduardo Dantes who slid from number five down...

Aug 29, 2012 4:59 pm

EDITORIAL | Fights That Educated Fans #1

Sometimes during the course of an MMA bout you might actually learn something. There are times that a fight contains something special, unique to the styles competing inside the Octagon.  When the bout is over you might even feel a little smarter for watching it and have a new word in your UFC vocabulary. They...

Aug 28, 2012 7:08 am

Exclusive | Luke Rockhold talks Anderson, UFC Crossovers, Kennedy, and More | MMA NEWS

Luke Rockhold is currently the king of the middleweight division – in Strikeforce. While he does cherish the title of Strikeforce Middleweight Champion, Luke knows that the path to the undisputed global number one is in the UFC. The list of challengers in the Strikeforce 185 pound weight class is short. So short that Keith...

Aug 26, 2012 7:40 pm

Eddie Bravo "MASTERING THE SYSTEM" episode 43 (feat. BJ PENN & VINNY MAGALHAES)

BJPenn.com friend Eddie Bravo’s “MASTERING THE SYSTEM” episode 43 (feat. BJ PENN & VINNY MAGALHAES). Renato Laranja also makes an appearance, several actually, in the latest offering from the master of everything 10th Planet. Eddie Bravo (born Edgar Cano on May 15, 1970) is a Mexican-American practitioner of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu who holds a second degree...

Aug 24, 2012 6:41 pm

MMA: Inside the Cage #108 – "Armbars and Polish Stars"

Our friends at MMA: Inside the Cage are back! They debate the TOP 5 Pound 4 Pound Femaless of All Time… Rousey and Cyborg are NOT at the top. They preview KSW 20, and of course… 12 new Clip of the Week finalists!