Archive: Strikeforce

Sep 14, 2011 3:06 pm

The Ultimate Fighter Miller vs. Bisping Conference Call Highlights

With the latest season of The Ultimate Fighter reality series kicking off next week, the UFC held a media conference call today with coaches, Michael Bisping and Jason “Mayhem” Miller to help promote next week’s launch. Both fighter’s have a reputation for being outspoken and entertaining personalities both in and out of the cage and...

Sep 14, 2011 6:42 am

Rampage Jackson Near Obsession Over Regaining UFC Title

“That belt is the unified PRIDE and UFC world title, and that belt exists because of me beating Chuck Liddell and Dan Henderson in two straight fights to win the UFC and then PRIDE titles. Nothing felt better than becoming the first unified champ in MMA history. I plan on getting my belt back at...

Sep 14, 2011 6:33 am

Next Week's UFC 135 Events Open To The Public

If your appetite for MMA action has you in the Denver area next week than The Ultimate Fighting Championship would encourage you to attend next week’s UFC 135 pre-fight press conference and open-workouts. “UFC 135: Jones vs. Rampage” is set to take place on September 24 live on pay-per-view from Denver’s Pepsi Center. The card...

Sep 14, 2011 6:10 am

Dan Henderson Doesn't Think Anderson Silva Wants To Fight Him Again

“You’d have to ask Anderson Silva [why a rematch wasn’t booked for the inagural UFC on FOX event] . I don’t think it was close at all because I don’t think he wants to fight me. It was something that was talked about and I said, “Sure, no problem, I’ll do that.” I’d cut down...

Sep 14, 2011 6:00 am

Koscheck Blogs About Georges St. Pierre, Injury And Matt Hughes

UFC welterweight fighter, Josh Koscheck was recently brought on board over at Canadian media outlet, Sportsnet.ca to blog about his pre-fight thoughts and experiences leading up to his last minute bout with Matt Hughes at UFC 135. Below is his most recent contribution where he talks about his last fight with GSP, his injury and...

Sep 14, 2011 5:15 am

Two Fighters Out Of Strikeforce Challengers 19 With Injuries

With just nine days left until the Strikeforce Challengers 19 event kicks off, two of its participants have been forced off the card, including main event fighter Virgil Zwicker who was set to square off with the undefeated Lorenz Larkin. Jerron Peoples, who was scheduled to fight Joe Ray on the evening’s preliminary card, has...

Sep 14, 2011 5:05 am

MEXICO VERSUS GUATEMALA AT MMAX’S TEAM QUALIFIER THIS FRIDAY IN VEGAS

As the sport of mixed martial arts (MMA) explodes more and more in growth, the cream of the next crop of fighters is beginning to rise to the surface. This Friday, September 16th, the two best 145-pound amateur fighters in Las Vegas will lock horns with national pride and their futures on the line when...

Sep 14, 2011 5:00 am

Canton’s Bellator 51 Prelims Live on Spike.com Loaded with Ohio’s Best

In a city that is known for celebrating world-class athletes, Bellator Fighting Championships brings the greatest local talent to Canton, home of the National Football League Hall of Fame, on Saturday, September 24th from the Canton Civic Center for Bellator 51. The night will feature the quarterfinals of the Season 5 bantamweight tournament LIVE on...

Sep 13, 2011 2:30 pm

VIDEO: Kurt Angle says Lesnar's Best Athlete over 250lbs

http://youtu.be/kyIm8vsAPDg “I have a lot of respect for Brock. I think that in any fight he’s in he has a chance. You don’t realize how strong and how athletic Brock Lesnar is until you get in that ring with him. I’ve sparred with him in real wrestling. I’m not going to tell you who won,...

Sep 13, 2011 2:24 pm

“Strikeforce: Barnett vs. Kharitonov” Ratings and Attendance Fail To Meet Expectations

Last weekend’s Strikeforce event failed to attract a live audience worth noting as estimates show less than a two thousand people attended. We also have figures to support a failed television broadcast for the event as well. According to reports the show averaged a meager 274,000 Showtime viewers which ranks the show 17th in Strikeforce...

Sep 13, 2011 2:06 pm

Carlos Condit: I have the mental edge in a lot of my fights.

“He’s human. He’s an incredible fighter and I know some of the best fighters in the world haven’t been able to figure him out, but I’m dangerous. I’m a dynamic fighter. I think I have a lot of ways to win and I also have a mentality and a mental toughness that a lot of...

Sep 13, 2011 10:15 am

“Mayhem” Miller Claims Assault Charges Over With

“I’ll just say this: my sister was not in any state to drive, and I stopped her from driving. However, she was in a state to file a police report, which is now all over with. It’s all finished. It was unfounded…a Miller family experience that got out of hand… Look, my sister is a...

Sep 13, 2011 9:21 am

Bocek vs. Lentz Confirmed For UFC 140

Another lightweight bout has been confirmed for the UFC’s return trip to Toronto in the form of Nik Lentz vs. Mark Bocek. UFC 140 is set to take place in Toronto on December 10 from the Air Canada Centre. The only main card bouts confirmed for the event at this time is set between Rory...

Sep 13, 2011 9:00 am

Gegard Mousasi Open To UFC Move

“If you’re the Strikeforce champion, then you have a lot more possibilities. I still have a contract with Strikeforce. It makes sense to be a champion there before something like fighting in the UFC can happen. But I don’t know. I’m just focusing on Strikeforce, and eventually it’s not my decision. I just need to...

Sep 13, 2011 7:42 am

Evan Dunham ready to 'do whatever he wants' against Shamar Bailey

“I’ve fought guys with his style a few times before, I feel real confident heading into this fight. I don’t think his wrestling’s any better than mine. I’m gonna take control of the pace, do whatever I wanna do and win this fight. I know Shamar is coming down from 170 but that size isn’t...