Posts in category "Strikeforce"

Nick Diaz vs KJ Noons II, Tonight Showtime, Diaz Will Win!

Let us recap what happened in November of 2007, when Nick Diaz lost to KJ Noons: great combos, fast hands, BAM! flurry, Noons POW!, Diaz got knocked down and cut.  Diaz’ eye does not stop bleeding, fight doc stops it, fighters mouth off to eachother, confrontation, and now the stage is set for a highly... Read more »

Women in MMA Featured by Strikeforce & Bellator

Few Women’s MMA bouts are ever featured despite the growing acceptance of their presence inside the cage.  STRIKEFORCE and BELLATOR are the only large organizations that provide women in the sport of MMA a chance to show case their athletic skills and dedication to the mixed martial arts.  On October 9 in San Jose, CA... Read more »

Fedor's Loss is Good for MMA

Although Scott Coker, Strikeforce CEO was counting on Fedor to win against Fabricio Werdum yesterday evening,I think it is better for Strikeforce and the heavyweight division that he lost.   Werdum beat Fedor in the first round due to submission.  Werdum was not highly unsupported in his match-up against the top-ranked, much feared, Russian Emperor... Read more »
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Women's MMA Showcased on SHOWTIME SATURDAY!

Strikeforce and M-1 Global will be featuring not only a number one male bout on Showtime @ 10PM ET/PT, but the number one fighter Cris Cyborg (delayed on west coast).  Cris Cyborg (9-1)  has a new opponent, Jan Finney who has a four fight winning streak going into Saturday’s fight night.  According to Sherdog readers... Read more »

Another Wrestler Trying to Jump into the Cage

The Bleacher Report along with TMZ have revealed that Dave “The Animal” Bapista is negociating with Strikeforce. The deal however  is not sealed due to ‘sticking points.’  Another WWE top earner is taking a flying leap into the cage to maximize their earning potential, Bapista at 41 is going to experience what real fighting is... Read more »

Fedor Fights This Saturday the 26th SHOWTIME

Fedor Emelianenko who carries the nick name “The Last Emperor” will meet Brazilian Fabricio Werdum (13-4-1) on Strikeforce’s SHOWTIME and M-1 event Saturday, June 26th.  “I’m very happy to be back and fighting in the United States.  I’m honored to be fighting Fabricio Werdum and I expect a great fight on June 26th,” Fedor told... Read more »
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Strikeforce Fighters Tim Kennedy, Babalu, Robbie Lawler Fight Wednesday, June 16th on SHOWTIME

Strikeforce has compiled a diverse MMA card with many up and comers worth watching.  Light Heavyweight Renato “Babalu” Sobral will face an American militray hero Tim Kennedy.  This fight is expected to pull fans from the military community. Also fighting is Evanelista Cyborg and Conor Heun for a welterweight bout that is hoping to surprise... Read more »

Results of Strikeforce's Event - Lindland Wins

Home State Hero Matt Lindland Knocks Out Kevin Casey While Rising Star Tyron Woodley Escapes Defeat In  Close Decision Over Nate Coy At STRIKEFORCE Challengers   Bowling, Saffiedine and Healy all winners on SHOWTIME┬« from the Rose Garden in Portland, Ore. PRESS RELEASE FROM STRIKEFORCE   PORTLAND, ORE. (May 21, 2010) – Newly turned 40-year-old Matt “The Law” Lindland sent the raucous Portland... Read more »

Should MMA Events Feature Kickboxing Bouts?

I read through the MMA rumor-mil that Strikeforce may be considering adding kickboxing bouts to their MMA cards.  The primary kickboxing organizations out there that feature the best talent is K-1, based out of Tokyo, Japan and It’s Showtime, operated out of Amsterdam, Netherlands.  The MMA scene as it stands seems to have a lot... Read more »
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Strikeforce Brings Heavy Hitters - MMA Fights Tomorrow Night

Alistar “The Demolitian Man”Overeem (32-11) has taken a long trip to face Brett “The Grim” Rogers (10-1) in St. Louis, MO. on Saturday, May 15th and will air on Showtime 9PM ET. This matchup seems a little strange to me.  But not so weird that I do not want to watch the outcome.  Overeem has... Read more »