Archive: strikeforce news

Jun 21, 2012 12:30 pm

Johnson vs. Castillo Set For UFC 151 | UFC NEWS

The UFC has booked a lightweight fight for their UFC 151 event coming this September between Danny Castillo and Michael Johnson. UFC 151 is taking place on September 1st from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. In the main event light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones is expected to make his latest attempt at...

Jun 21, 2012 8:36 am

VIDEO | Ultimate Insider Profiles The New Training Camp Of Tito Ortiz | UFC NEWS

Former light heavyweight champion and UFC legend Tito Ortiz gave UFC Ultimate Insider a backstage pass into what his training camps are like. Correspondent Corissa Furr gets the grand tour of Ortiz’s sick training compound in beautiful Bear Bear Lake. Read More: UFC (News), MMA (News), Tito Ortiz Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Jun 21, 2012 8:13 am

VIDEO | Countdown to UFC 147: Full Episode | UFC NEWS

Former UFC middleweight champ Rich Franklin and former Pride middleweight champ Wanderlei Silva rematch. Elite heavyweight contender Fabricio Werdum continues his run to the ttle against 15 and 1 Mike Russow, and new Ultimate Fighter champs in the featherweight and middleweight divisions will be crowned. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Jun 18, 2012 1:32 pm

VIDEO | Rockhold vs. Kennedy Face Off | MMA NEWS

July 14 Strikeforce Middleweight Champ Luke Rockhold will face challenger Tim Kennedy at the Rose Garden in Portland, OR. Luke Rockhold won his first title defense via TKO due to punches against Keith Jardine which makes for an eight consecutive winning streak under the Strikeforce banner.  Meanwhile, Kennedy earns another title shot after back to back...

Jun 16, 2012 2:31 pm

Video | Nate Marquardt Talks About Upcoming Fight With Tyron Woodley | MMA NEWS

Nate Marquardt discusses his upcoming fight with undefeated Tyron Woodley for the vacant Strikeforce Welterweight Title. “Tyron is a very tough guy. He’s undefeated in 10 fights. Earlier in his career he had all finishes; he was able to knock out or submit his opponents. He’s recently faced some tougher guys and went the distance...

Jun 16, 2012 2:29 pm

Roger Gracie Talks About The Transition From Jiu-Jitsu To MMA

By Jamie McAllister Roger Gracie in an interview with TATAME. Gracie currently (4-1) in MMA comments on the transition between Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts. “You have many good black belts, world champion who rely their game on the gi. You can have a good transition or not.” “I can be wrong, but Romulo...

Jun 16, 2012 6:25 am

Feijao Suspended For One Year After Testing Positive For Banned Substance

By Jamie McAllister Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante has been suspended for a year as well as fined $2,500. confirmed the news after hearing from California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) Executive Officer George Dodd. Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante last competed at Strikeforce: “Barnett vs. Cormier” on May 19th in San Jose, California. He faced Mike Kyle defeating...

Jun 11, 2012 3:45 am

Boxing Beat | Bradley Insists He Beat Pacquiao: "I Won The Fight"

“I won the fight, without a doubt. You could say I won the first round, give or take the second. Lost the third, lost the fourth, lost the fifth, maybe even lost the sixth, you know, give or take. But from seven, eight, nine, 10, 11 and 12, I clearly dominated those rounds, man. I...

Jun 11, 2012 3:08 am

VIDEO | UFC 147: Silva vs. Franklin Trailer | UFC NEWS

It’s a rematch of UFC 99’s Fight of the Night between legends when Rich Franklin takes on Wanderlei Silva live Saturday, June 23 at UFC 147 from Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Jun 10, 2012 11:50 am

Brock Lesnar and Dana White at odds? | UFC NEWS

UFC President Dana White spoke about the recent meeting he had with WWE Superstar and former UFC Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar after UFC 146. “The meeting did not go well. Probably the worst meeting we’ve ever had with Brock Lesnar, and I haven’t talked to him since. It’s one of those things (where) it’s not...

Jun 10, 2012 11:44 am

UFC 151: Jones vs. Henderson In The Works For Las Vegas | UFC NEWS

UFC officials have officially petitioned the Nevada State Athletic Commission for a September 1st pay-per-view event to be held in the great city of Las Vegas. UFC 151 will be held at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas featuring Jon Jones’ fourth consecutive light-heavyweight title defense against the divisions number one contender, Dan Henderson....

Jun 10, 2012 10:12 am

Programming Reminder: TUF Brazil Debuts Tonight On FUEL TV | UFC NEWS

The UFC took their American reality TV hit series to Brazil earlier this year with “TUF Brazil: Belfort vs. Silva.” Tonight, the show finally makes its way to the masses here stateside on FUEL TV. The first international edition of the UFC’s reality series finally makes its way to U.S. television. Featuring a coaching staff...

Jun 10, 2012 9:53 am

Brain Stann Recaps Cause Of Injury | UFC NEWS

“Shawn Jordan and I were in the cage and he went for a hip throw and he landed on my shoulder, all 275 pounds of him. I think he slipped. He knows not to land on me. But it happened. And you know you could hear the crack right away. It’s one of those feelings...

Jun 10, 2012 9:06 am

VIDEO | Silva vs. Brenneman Fight Highlights | UFC NEWS

Video: Highlights: UFC on FX 3 Brenneman/Silva This past Friday Brazilian standout welterweight Erick Silva kept his first round finishing steak alive on FX when he submitted Charlie Brenneman quick and early into their co-main event bout. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Jun 9, 2012 3:01 pm

Exclusive | Martin Kampmann Wants The Champ, Will Settle For Hendricks | UFC NEWS

Martin Kampmann is coming off what some people might call his biggest win to date. At the Ultimate Fighter 15 finale he knocked out top contender Jake Ellenberger. The fight was not easy and in the first round Kampmann was rocked and fell to the canvas. Ellenberger could not finish the fight and apparently Martin...

Jun 9, 2012 2:53 pm

Exclusive | AKA Founder Javier Mendez opens up about Cain Velasquez | UFC NEWS

Javier Mendez is one of the best trainers in the history of MMA. He is the legendary founder of the American Kickboxing Academy and former kickboxing world champion himself. He has produced many notable fighters and coached them to championships. Mendez’s credentials speak for themselves so it should be no surprise when one of his...

Jun 9, 2012 10:15 am

Poll Results: Should Condit be waiting for GSP? | UFC NEWS

This week we took to our polls once again. This time it was to get public opinion on the state of the welterweight division. With champion, Georges St. Pierre, out of action with a knee injury the UFC opted to put up an interim title in his absence. After a five-round battle earlier this year...

Jun 9, 2012 8:33 am

Champ Ronda Rousey Opens Up As 5-1 Favorite Over Kaufman | MMA NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner Even though the bout has yet to be announced, sources close to the fight confirmed that the bout is going to happen and that’s good enough for the bookies. With the numbers at a staggering 5-to-1 in favor of the Strikeforce Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey, it’s safe to assume that the...

Jun 9, 2012 2:25 am

Ronda Rousey vs. Sarah Kaufman Set To Fight In August | Strikeforce News

By Jonathan Kirschner Will Ronda Rousey collect another arm or will she taste defeat for the first time? Sources close to the fight have confirmed that Ronda Rousey will defend her Strikeforce Women’s Bantamweight Championship against top-contender Sarah Kaufman on August 18 in San Diego, California, MMAFighting learned. It is expected that Zuffa will announce...

Jun 6, 2012 3:09 pm

BJ Penn: “Rory, I accept your challenge!!” | UFC NEWS

Yesterday afternoon on’s “The MMA Hour”, one of the UFC’s top welterweight fighters, Rory MacDonald took to the airwaves to call out an MMA Legend. In his interview with host, Ariel Helwani, the Canadian based fighter proclaimed, “Right now I feel there’s a guy that I want to fight before he leaves the sport...