All Blog Posts Tagged 'Strikeforce' (29)

Strikeforce Returns To San Jose For Heavyweight Grand Prix Tournament Final

Press release by Strikeforce 

 

LAS VEGAS– The much-anticipated conclusion of the STRIKEFORCE® GRAND PRIX HEAVYWEIGHT TOURNAMENT has been announced for Saturday, May 19, as STRIKEFORCE® returns…

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Added by Hurtsbad MMA News on April 4, 2012 at 2:36pm — No Comments

Hurtsbad's Strikeforce Miesha Tate vs. Ronda Rousey Event Preview And Predictions

Written by Hurtsbad MMA Analyst Luis Romero

 

With The UFC making its way to Australia to introduce the world to some of the greatest Flyweight’s in the world another ZUFFA owned company known as Strikeforce tries to keep women’s…

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Added by Hurtsbad MMA News on March 3, 2012 at 12:51pm — No Comments

AKA Boss Javier Mendez On His Strikeforce Champion Luke Rockhold

Written by Hurtsbad Senior Analyst Todd Jackson

 

It has been a bit of a roller coaster ride for the San Jose based American Kickboxing Academy as of late. With their fair share of ups and downs, a camp this strong can…

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Added by Hurtsbad MMA News on February 2, 2012 at 9:30pm — No Comments

AKA Boss Javier Mendez On His Strikeforce Middleweight Champion Luke Rockhold

It has been a bit of a roller coaster ride for the San Jose based American Kickboxing Academy as of late. With their fair share of ups and downs, a camp this strong can only season through the trials and tribulations that are embedded in this sport.

 

Watching their heavyweight…

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Added by Todd Jackson on January 31, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Ronda Rousey: MMA Newcomer Disrespects Georges St. Pierre

Everyone is entitled to their own opinion. Ronda Rousey, a Strikeforce female contender, is one to exercise that right more than other at times. In a recent interview with MMA.tv, Rousey…

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Added by Luis Romero on January 26, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Arizona MMA Producing Another Wave of Top Fighters Part 1

 

Over the years Arizona is one of the states that is producing top talent for some of the major organizations in MMA. With fighters like UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz, Ryan Bader, C.B. Dollaway, Aaron Simpson, and Seth Baczynski to name a few, Arizona has become a hotspot for up and…

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Added by Luis Romero on January 26, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

The Dire Responsibility Of Modern MMA To Build A Foundation For Tomorrow

 

I’ll never forget the day when I took my first martial arts class under Thomas Meno. I learned a kata or two, sparred in class a few times, and the next day at school I thought I was Ghengis Kahn ready to conquer the world.

My world at the time consisted of a small upstate Vermont…

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Added by Todd Jackson on January 14, 2012 at 3:59am — No Comments

Strikeforce: Preview of Melendez vs Masvidal, Mousasi vs St Preux, Cyborg vs Yamanaka

With all the things happening in MMA this month one thing got overlooked. That one thing is the return of Strikeforce to San Diego with a stacked card that is going to make you want to get Showtime, and not just to watch Dexter.



This event will mark the return of top lightweight…

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Added by Luis Romero on December 13, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Undefeated Strikeforce Welterweight Tyron Woodley To Open American Top Team Evolution In St. Louis

 

St. Louis, MO (USA): Tyron “T-Wood” Woodley is one of the brightest rising stars in all of MMA, and is also one of the crown jewels of the vaunted American Top Team. Undefeated at 9-0, he is deemed the de facto top contender for the vacant Strikeforce Welterweight Championship. In addition,…

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Added by Todd Jackson on December 12, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Strikeforce's Amanda Nunes To Represent Team Palooka This Weekend

 

Press release courtesy of Phil Lanides

 

Ridgewood, New Jersey (USA): This Saturday at the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix, Team Palooka will be sponsoring both a Strikeforce fighter and a female…

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Added by Todd Jackson on September 9, 2011 at 12:36am — No Comments

Strikeforce Fedor Emelianenko vs Dan Henderson Is A Superfight For The Ages

 

In a time when mixed martial arts was more spectacle than sport, many critics and fans alike were ignorant to the value of what this sport would eventually become. Not simply value in dollars and cents but the value found in what MMA was really all about.



At first glance MMA was thought…

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Added by Todd Jackson on July 28, 2011 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Brett Rogers Released from Strikeforce Following Arrest for Domestic Violence

The Zuffa-owned Strikeforce promotion has decided to part ways with former heavyweight title contender after his arrest Wednesday for felony-degree assault on his wife. He was also charged with a gross misdemeanor for child…

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Added by Nick Caron on June 30, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Strikeforce's Brett Rogers Arrested for Domestic Assault, Endangerment of Child

Tough-to-read news from the world of mixed martial arts today, as Minnesota fighter Brett Rogers is facing several charges of domestic assault after police say he violently attacked his wife Wednesday. 



Rogers, 30, has been charged with third-degree assault, domestic assault by strangulation, a pattern of stalking conduct, all…

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Added by Nick Caron on June 30, 2011 at 3:31pm — No Comments

Strikeforce Overeem vs Werdum: UFC Legend Randy Couture Weighs In

Added by Todd Jackson on June 18, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Strikeforce: Is Brett Rogers in over His Head Against Josh Barnett?

When the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix tournament was announced, many fans and experts thought that one fighter stood out like a sore thumb—and not in a good way. That fighter was Minnesota native Brett Rogers. 



Despite an 11-2 mixed martial arts record, Rogers came into the event as the biggest underdog among the eight original…

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Added by Nick Caron on May 24, 2011 at 5:10pm — No Comments

The UFC Needs To Open The Hall Of Fame To Be All Inclusive For All Fighters

 

 

Like any professional sport, Mixed Martial Arts is a form of competition that breeds devastating defeat, and unparallelled glory. Winning the World Series, The Stanley Cup, The NBA Finals, or the Super Bowl can be a life altering experience for an athlete. Losing one can also run deep.…

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Added by Todd Jackson on May 18, 2011 at 9:14pm — No Comments

Video: Nick Diaz Seriously Looking at Quitting MMA to Join Boxing?

Just when we thought things couldn’t get any crazier for Strikeforce Welterweight Champion, Nick Diaz, they just did. 



In an interview with Inside MMA, Diaz spoke out following his win over Paul Daley, about the lack of competition he sees left in Strikeforce and the possibility of him leaving the sport to pursue a career in boxing.

“They don’t have anybody else for me to fight now. I’m better than all these guys…

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Added by Nick Caron on April 15, 2011 at 3:07am — No Comments

Fighter Aggressive: Why The Finisher Is The Rare Breed Of MMA

 

 

There was a time, not very long ago, when perceptions of hand to hand combat were limited heavily to what fight fans had seen inside the boxing ring and on the silver screen. Exposure to the combat arts was extremely limited, and there for shrouded in myth as…

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Added by Todd Jackson on April 12, 2011 at 12:00am — No Comments

Now Is The Time For The UFC To Open Up To Champion "Cyborg" And Women's MMA

 

The world of mixed martial arts got just a little bit smaller this month as the groundbreaking and historical news was broke that UFC parent company Zuffa had purchased its closest competitor Strikeforce.



Immediately a plethora of questions were asked and very very…

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Added by Todd Jackson on March 30, 2011 at 3:19pm — No Comments

Is Bellator Backed Into A Corner Going Head To Head With The UFC?

 

Bellator Fighting Championships have done a great job of delivering a unique flavor of mixed martial arts to fight fans. Frequently putting on events on non premium television channels and showcasing the old school tournament format has set them apart.



Their promotional model gives them the…

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Added by Todd Jackson on March 26, 2011 at 3:37pm — No Comments

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