Archive: Strikeforce

Oct 29, 2012 9:35 am

MMA Poll: Should Women Be Invited To Fight In The UFC? | UFC NEWS

Womens MMA is becoming more and more popular. With standouts like Miesha Tate, Ronda Rousey and Cris Cyborg the state of WMMA is better than ever. UFC president Dana White has recently been vocal about the possibility of bringing the girls over, but hasn’t pulled the switch yet. Should he? [poll id=”4″]

Oct 29, 2012 8:54 am

Gilbert Melendez Still Wants Healy Once Recovered From Injury | MMA NEWS

“I’ve been with Gilbert this week. He received the result of the MRI and hopefully will not need surgery. He will probably go through a lot of physical therapy, which he has been doing. I do not know when he comes back, but he will as soon as possible and he would like to face...

Oct 25, 2012 9:34 am

DREAM IS BACK: Promotion Resurging For NYE Event | MMA NEWS

Japan’s DREAM promotion, once thought to be on the shelf for good, is returning for their annual New Year’s Eve bash on December 31. DREAM officials made the announcement late yesterday that “DREAM: Special NYE 2012” is on the books for the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama Japan. DREAM’s former owner FEG went bankrupt earlier...

Oct 25, 2012 8:46 am

Cyborg: Ronda Rousey Used My Name To Get Famous | MMA NEWS

“Ronda gained fame using me as a stepping stone and turned the good girl of the story. I could not accept this, I was wrong, and I paid a high price, but I have learned so much. I have God in my heart and 200 million supporters (Brazil population), that will help me to give...

Oct 24, 2012 9:00 am

Dana White Confident Ronda Rousey Is UFC Bound | MMA NEWS

UFC President Dana White has certainly changed his tune in regards to Women’s Mixed Martial Arts (WMMA). At one point in time, not so far in our past, the UFC boss was completely against brining in a female division to the UFC. However, one superstar full of marketing potential in the form of Strikeforce bantamweight...

Oct 23, 2012 6:58 pm

Pat Barry vs. Shane Del Rosario set for TUF 16 Finale | UFC News

A heavyweight match-up between Pat Barry (7-5 MMA, 4-5 UFC) and Shane Del Rosario (11-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) has been scheduled for the TUF 16 Finale on December the 15th. Both fighters are looking to rebound from devastating stoppage defeats. Pat Barry in particular finds himself in desperate need of a win. This after losing...

Oct 13, 2012 10:33 am

An Upset Cormier Wishes Someone At Strikeforce Would Have Told Him | MMA NEWS

Yesterday the world of MMA took yet another blow. Strikeforce officials took to the media circuit yesterday to announce it would be cancelling its second straight show scheduled to air on Showtime. After losing the Melendez vs. Healy card, Strikeforce was unable to secure an opponent on Nov. 3 for Strikeforce HW Grand Prix champion,...

Oct 13, 2012 10:31 am

Strikeforce Cancels Second Consecutive Show On Showtime | MMA NEWS

Strikeforce announced yesterday it is planning its next card set to air live on Showtime in January 2013. Further information on the fight card and location will be announced shortly. Strikeforce also announced the cancellation of its Nov. 3 event at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Okla., due to injuries sustained by main...

Oct 6, 2012 11:52 am

Rousey vs. Cyborg Getting Closer To A Reality Confirms Dana White | MMA NEWS

With all the recent talks of Anderson Silva vs. Every Other Champion In the UFC, one super-fight that actually has a better shot at transpiring is the Ronda Rousey vs. Cris “Cyborg” bout. The hang up in this fight is the weight-class. Ronda Rousey currently holds Strikeforce gold at 135 pounds. “Cyborg” on the other...

Sep 29, 2012 11:31 am

Strikeforce Contender Pat Healy Ready To Wait For Melendez Recovery | MMA NEWS

Just a few short weeks ago, life was good for Strikeforce lightweight contender Pat Healy. With a good training camp behind him that included time in Hawaii with MMA legend BJ Penn and former Strikeforce champion Josh Thomson, Healy was ready to shock the world and end the Melendez Hype. As we all now know,...

Sep 17, 2012 8:01 am

Jorge Masvidal "Will Fight For Food" I MMA News

  Fight pay has long been scrutinized by fans and fighters alike. Many fans believe that since these fighters are professional athletes, that they are taken care of and live lavish lives, never concerning themselves with the expenses of life. The reality however is a harsh contrast to the conventional thought. More often than not...

Sep 8, 2012 11:08 am

Coach: Rousey beating world class boxers in the gym | MMA NEWS

Much has been discussed when it comes to the striking prowess of Strikeforce female bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. With very little cage time to critique and the grappling ability that has kept her undefeated in route to the world’s most coveted female title, Ronda Rousey’s striking capabilities are still an unknown factor in her MMA...

Sep 3, 2012 2:12 pm

Melendez Comes Out As Huge Favorite Over Healy I MMA News

  The best lightweight that Strikeforce has to offer opens up as a huge favorite over his next challenger. Current Strikeforce lightweight champion, Gilbert Melendez (21-2) is a -950 to +790 favorite over challenger, Pat Healy (28-16). Healy is a journeyman of MMA but has fought for Strikeforce for the last two years while compiling...

Aug 18, 2012 10:17 am

Cris Cyborg Responds To Her Critics Who Call Her “Man-Like” | MMA NEWS

Former Strikeforce champion, Cris “Cyborg” Santos, has found herself under fire ever since testing positive for banned substances in the state of California. With her suspension up in less than four-months, her promotional home of Strikeforce is positioning her for a booking to get her back into the cage. Getting her back into the cage...

Jul 17, 2012 10:03 am

Cormier Expected To Make Final Fight For Strikeforce In September | UFC News

By Evan Stoumbelis Last Saturday, Strikeforce broadcasters reported that undefeated fighter Daniel Cormier will have his final Strikeforce fight on September 29th. The promotion has yet to announce Cormier’s opponent, but after the fight, Cormier will be making the jump to the UFC regardless of the outcome. Rumors circulated that his opponent would be Josh...

Jul 17, 2012 10:01 am

Coker Says No Strikeforce Champs Will Take Off To The UFC | MMA NEWS

  Since the UFC’s blockbuster purchase of rival organization, Strikeforce, the UFC has really run the show and turned Strikeforce into a much more marketable company. The UFC has also taken the liberty to import some top fighters to compete at the highest level of MMA in the UFC. Such notable names include former Strikeforce...

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 4, 2012 9:10 am

Cris Cyborg Calls Out Ronda Rousey, Says She Has Man Parts | MMA News

By Evan Stoumbelis After winning gold at the World Jiu-Jitsu Championship, Ronda Rousey was called out by none other than suspended Strikeforce fighter Cris Cyborg. Cyborg took to Twitter, posting an alleged photoshopped image of Gina Carano looking bloody and bruised. Following that post, Cyborg tweeted Rousey saying “You’re next Rousey: you have a d*ck,...

May 31, 2012 1:58 pm

The Dangers Of Training | Faber Student Paralyzed | MMA NEWS

The sad news of a young athlete being paralyzed will never be softened by euphemisms or optimistic outlooks. Such is the case with 22-year-old Devin Johnson who was recently paralyzed during training session at Urijah Faber‘s Ultimate Fitness Gym in what sounds like a guillotine attempt during a takedown. Sacramento’s News 10 has the full...

May 27, 2012 3:09 pm

Whats Next For UFC 146 Winners And Losers | UFC NEWS

UFC 146 brought us one of the fastest and most exciting cards of the year with nine finishes, six of which came by way of TKO/KO and three by submission. The card was stacked head to toe due to the all heavyweight main card, which forced fantastic fights such as Hardy vs. Ludwig or Varner...

May 23, 2012 8:37 am

Patrick vs. Head Added To UFC 149 Card | UFC NEWS

A welterweight fighter between James Head (8-2) and Claude Patrick (14-2) has been booked to UFC 149 on July 21, at Calgary’s Scotiabank Saddledome in Alberta Canada. Head looks to build momentum as he comes off an exciting fight with Papy Abedi in Stockholm, Sweden back in April. Head won that fight with a submission...

May 22, 2012 6:55 pm

"Strikeforce Barnett vs. Cormier" Medical Suspensions Report | MMA NEWS

After a tremendous card that saw several hard fought battles including two epic title fights, medical suspensions were bound to come next. The year-long Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix wrapped up last Saturday as Daniel Cormier took on Josh Barnett in the main event and Gilbert Melendez looked to defend his lightweight title against Josh Thomson....

May 22, 2012 6:18 pm

"Strikeforce Barnett vs. Cormier" Salary Report | MMA NEWS

Here is the much deserved salary list for the fighters from last weeks Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix. The card featured the finale to the Heavyweight tournament as Daniel Cormier took on Josh Barnett in a bloody clash that left both men cut up and bruised. In the co-main event, a lightweight title fight between champion...

May 21, 2012 1:07 pm

Opposing View | Why Gilbert Melendez Beat Josh Thomson | MMA NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner The mixed martial arts community has been in an uproar ever since it was announced that Gilbert Melendez retained his title in a win over Josh Thomson by way of split decision. Whether people are defending the fact that the judges made the right call or arguing that Thomson should have won...

May 21, 2012 1:02 pm

VIDEO | Jon Jones Car Crash | UFC NEWS

UFC Light-heavyweight champion, Jon Jones was arrested Saturday under for suspicion of DUI after he crashed his 2012 Bentley into a telephone pole in Binghamton New York. There have been no reports yet as to any injuries sustained from the accident or if Jones was traveling alone. He has been released as of now. Jones issued...