Archive: Strikeforce

Nov 17, 2012 9:44 am

Report: Strikeforce Champ Melendez Backs Out Of Second Straight Healy Booking | MMA NEWS

Strikeforce lightweight champion, Gilbert Melendez, has reportedly fallen off the final Strikeforce event with the same nagging shoulder injury that forced him out of his last bout. Melendez was originally scheduled to defend his title against Strikeforce number one contender Pat Healy in September; however, news of an injury and subsequent withdrawal from the bout...

Nov 16, 2012 1:38 pm

UFC 154: St. Pierre vs. Condit Weigh In Results | UFC NEWS

  UFC 154 Weigh In Results: MAIN CARD Georges St. Pierre (170) vs. Carlos Condit (169) Martin Kampmann (171) vs. Johny Hendricks (171) Francis Carmont (185) vs. Tom Lawlor (184) Constantinos Philippou (185) vs. Nick Ring (184) Mark Hominick (145) vs. Pablo Garza (145) PRELIMINARY CARD (FX) Patrick Cote (185) vs. Alessio Sakara (186) Cyrille...

Nov 16, 2012 11:13 am

It’s Official: Ronda Rousey is the Newest Member of the UFC Roster

  After much speculation and a lot of is she or isn’t she, UFC President Dana White confirmed the signing of Strikeforce Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey on “The Jim Rome Show” White did not get into specifics nor did he mention when we will see Rousey in the Octagon. He also failed to mention any...

Nov 15, 2012 12:21 pm

UFC On Fuel 6 Medical Suspensions Put Le & Franklin Out Up To Six Months | UFC NEWS

Following this past weekends event in Macau, China and with no athletic commission to oversee the fighters, the UFC has taken up the responsiblity themselves, and have released the list of medical suspensions. Both Cung Le and Rich Franklin, who fought in the main event, will need to be medically cleared, Franklin for his left...

Nov 15, 2012 11:54 am

Dana White Targeting May 2013 For Silva vs. GSP Superfight | UFC NEWS

UFC President Dana White talked to ESPN’s Sportcenter, and outlined his plan if GSP is victorious over Carlos Condit this weekend. “(Silva) always comes out and says this stuff. I don’t know why he does it or why he says the things he says. I guarantee you, he will be there Saturday. If Georges St-Pierre...

Nov 15, 2012 11:44 am

Gray Maynard To Undergo Knee Surgery | UFC NEWS

According a report by MMAWeekly, UFC lightweight Gray Maynard will need to undergo knee surgery after suffering an injury while training at the American Kickboxing Academy in San Jose. Maynard was to meet Joe Lauzon at UFC 155 this December, but will instead be going under the knife next week. The recovery time is only...

Nov 14, 2012 12:01 pm

Ben Askren Wrestling Clinics Hawaii Tour

  2008 Olympian and current Bellator welterweight champion, Ben Askren, will be conducting wrestling seminars November 16th & 17th in Honolulu. Come train with the best and take your wrestling game to a new level this weekend. Twitter – @BenAskren

Nov 14, 2012 9:49 am

ESPN Posts Their Middleweight Rankings; Things Getting Interesting | MMA NEWS

ESPN has released their mixed martial arts middlewight rankings once again and it reflects the traffic jam that is the 185 pound weight class. No surprise that Anderson Silva is the king at 185, but there are a few surprises. Brian Stann has disappeared after his loss to Michael Bisping. Speaking of The Count, Bisping...

Nov 10, 2012 7:47 am

Cris Cyborg Waiting On Her Call To Follow Rousey And Tate To Join The UFC Ranks

With all the talk of Ronda Rousey jumping ship to the UFC to become the first ever female signed athlete under the largest MMA promotion in the world, many are wondering who will be her first opponent and which female athletes the UFC will pick up while building their new female brand. In a recent...

Nov 9, 2012 4:21 pm

Couture Books Noons On Farewell Strikeforce Card | MMA News

Ryan Couture is set to face off with one time welterweight title challenger K.J. Noons at “Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Healy.”   Couture, the son of UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture, earned his most recent “W” outpointing Joe Duarte at “Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy.” Before that, he earned another “W” decision over vet Conor Heun at...

Nov 9, 2012 9:12 am

Quick Twitt | Miesha Tate Confirms That She Is UFC Bound | UFC NEWS

Former Strikeforce bantamweight female champion, Miesha Tate, took to twitter recently to announce that she has been signed to the UFC roster. The news comes on the heels of the historic announcement that Ronda Rousey was the first female signed to the world’s largest Mixed Martial Arts promotion.

Nov 9, 2012 9:05 am

Strikeforce Offers Stacked January Card As Final Event Before Closing Doors | MMA NEWS

STRIKEFORCE heads to the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Okla., on Saturday, Jan. 12 with three championship fights, plus the return of Oklahoma State University star Daniel Cormier, all televised live on SHOWTIME. With a collection of some of the best fighters in the world today, STRIKEFORCE has put together a memorable and historic...

Nov 8, 2012 6:50 pm

Ronda Rousey Reportedly Signs With UFC | MMA News

  Per, Ronda Rousey has apparently become the first ever woman to sign a contract with the UFC which would make her the first ever woman and the first Women’s champion in the organization as well. The Celebrity News site, broke the story today as sources to the site have told them that...

Nov 8, 2012 2:29 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Luke Rockhold on GSP, Movies, Anderson, UFC, and Strikeforce

Luke Rockhold has come in to his own. He is one of the best technical strikers out there and incredibly nimble for his size. At 6’3″ tall with an arm span of 77 inches, Rockhold drops down to fight at 185 pounds making him easily one of the biggest middleweights fighting today. Rockhold has made...

Nov 6, 2012 8:27 am

UFC Macao: The Forgotten Card | MMA Editorial

  With the highly anticipated return of Georges St. Pierre just over a week away, it is easy to put everything in the MMA world on the back burner until the unification bout between longtime champ GSP and current interim champ, Carlos Condit, stake their claim in the undisputed title. However, a stacked card is...

Nov 1, 2012 2:54 pm

Eddie Bravo’s “Mastering The Twister DVD” On Sale Now

MASTERING THE TWISTER DVD is coming OCTOBER 31!!! Over 2 and half hours of super detailed high quality instruction with elite production value which includes everything about the twister, plus a complete tutorial on back attacks and the entire monkey mount system. All for $99.99 but if you order from on OCT 31 you...

Nov 1, 2012 10:00 am

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO| Liz Carmouche wants Ronda Rousey in 2013

With UFC President Dana White finally open on the idea of establishing a women’s division in the Octagon, top ranked bantamweight Liz Carmouche tells us that she wants a piece of champion Ronda Rousey in early 2013. A former United States Marine, Carmouche was originally slated to face Olympic silver medalist Sara McMann at the...

Oct 31, 2012 7:00 am

Cormier Believes Jon Jones Is A Tougher Fight Than JDS | MMA NEWS

“If [teammate Cain Velasquez] is not the champion, why not stay at heavyweight? I’m 10-0 at heavyweight. I’m undefeated. I haven’t lost. If Cain’s not the champion, why wouldn’t I stay up and fight? … Jon Jones is a tougher fight. I think Jon Jones is a tougher fight because of his ability to wrestle....

Oct 30, 2012 10:19 am

World MMA Awards Announces This Years Nominees: VOTE NOW | MMA NEWS

It’s time to roll out the red carpet and get suited and booted, as the 5th Fighters Only World MMA Awards returns to Las Vegas. After 12 months of outstanding action in the world of MMA, the fifth annual Fighters Only World Mixed Martial Arts Awards arrives to bestow some of the planet’s best fighters...

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...