Archive: Strikeforce

Sep 19, 2011 9:09 am

Jeff Curran on his return to the UFC: "Here I am, and I am here to stay."

The Big Frog” is back. Jeff Curran, after a seven-year absence from the promotion, is back in the UFC, and he doesn’t plan on leaving again. Curran recently signed a brand-new agreement with the world’s biggest MMA promotion, and will face former title challenger Scott Jorgensen in a bantamweight bout at UFC 137 in Las...

Sep 19, 2011 7:13 am

DREAM 17 line up finalized with 10 official bouts

A 10-bout lineup is now finalized for this weekend’s DREAM 17 event. DREAM 17 takes place from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan on September 24. Japanese standout, Shinya Aoki faces off with Rob McCullough in the evenings main event. DREAM 17 is the first DREAM event to ever utilize the three, five-minute rounds...

Sep 19, 2011 7:03 am

Lil Nog looking for stand up battle with Ortiz

“If I can avoid the ground game and try to knock him out, I will try… I’ll go after him and try the knockout, but if the fight goes to the ground I’ll be ready. I think he’ll try to take me down to work on the ground and pound, but I’ll be ready for...

Sep 19, 2011 6:30 am

Baker, Rogers, Shlemenko and Vianna Advance to Semis of Bellator Middleweight Tourney

It was a night of big finishes at Bellator 50 as the beginning of the Season 5 Bellator Middleweight Tournament boasted three finishes out of the four quarterfinal matches. Bryan Baker put an exclamation point on a sensational night of fights and turned in a stellar performance against Season 1 Middleweight Tournament Finalist Jared Hess....

Sep 17, 2011 8:24 pm

UFC Fight Night 25 Results

MAIN CARD: Jake Ellenberger def. Jake Shields via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 0:53 *Knockout Of The Night Court McGee def. Dongi Yang via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-28) Erik Koch def. Jonathan Brookins via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-27) Alan Belcher def. Jason MacDonald via verbal submission (punches) – Round 1, 3:48 PRELIMINARY CARD:...

Sep 17, 2011 7:42 am

Ellenberger: Shields won’t be able to take me down

“He does have good grappling, good wrestling, but I’ve been training for this fight my whole life. Every year I’ve wrestled, every thing I’ve done, it’s basically for this fight right here. … No, I don’t think he’s going to take me down. He’s going to have to work really hard in order to, and...

Sep 17, 2011 7:37 am

Paradigm Management Takes Over Ken Pavia's MMA Agents Client Roster

Paradigm MMA Management, a subsidiary of Paradigm Sports Management, along with Mishal Abul from Kuwait, owner of Titanium World Trading, announces the acquisition of MMAagents’ client roster. Paradigm Sports Management, LLC is a full service sports management firm specializing in representing NFL and MLB athletes since its inception in 2009. Enlisting a staff of former...

Sep 16, 2011 4:24 pm

BJ PENN RELEASES PUBLIC STATEMENT ABOUT RECENT UFC INTERVIEWER VIDEO'S

“I have no idea how this UFC interviewer situation got this big. I never wanted to attack the UFC, people were calling and telling me Diaz wasn’t going to sign and I got paranoid thinking they were going to use that clip to get him to sign the contract, my bad. The real truth is,...

Sep 16, 2011 4:21 pm

UFC Fight Night 25 Weigh-In Results

MAIN CARD (Spike TV) •Jake Ellenberger (170) vs. Jake Shields (171) •Court McGee (184.5) vs. Dongi Yang (186) •Jonathan Brookins (145.5) vs. Erik Koch (146) •Alan Belcher (186) vs. Jason MacDonald (185) PRELIMINARY CARD (Facebook) •Cody McKenzie (155.5) vs. Vagner Rocha (155.5) •Shamar Bailey (156) vs. Evan Dunham (156) •Lance Benoist (170.5) vs. Matt Riddle...

Sep 16, 2011 9:10 am

“Rampage”: Jones may be the future but I’m the present

In the latest installment of the “Rampage” Jackson YahooSports blog Jackson goes into details about his physical development as well as his thoughts on his UFC 135 opponent, Jon Jones. Having moved his camp to Denver Colorado, Rampage has been in isolation training for the past eight or more weeks in preparation for his attempt...