- 2 years ago
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Daniel Cormier has his final fight set for Strikeforce while lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez looks to defend his belt again in January. read news >>
With the afterglow from this past Saturday's Ronda Rousey vs. Sarah Kaufman card finally subsiding, Strikeforce officials are now focusing on filling out their upcoming Sept. 29 event.
The promotion today added two new bouts - Guto Inocente vs. Gian Villante and Mike Kyle vs. Dion Staring - to the upcoming "Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Healy" event while also confirming previously reported booking of Caros Fodor vs. Josh Thomson and Quinn Mulhern vs. Jorge Santiago.
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Gilbert Melendez, Pat Healy, Gian Villante and Guto Inocente, as well as Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker, fielded questions from the media on the Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Healy media conference call on Tuesday. read news >>
A lightweight matchup between Jorge Gurgel and Mizuto
Hirota is the ninth official bout for next month's
"Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Healy" card.
Strikeforce officials today announced the new contest, which is slated for the evening's preliminary card.
"Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Healy" takes place Sept. 29 at Power Balance
Pavilion in Sacramento, Calif., and lightweight champion Gilbert
Melendez meets Pat Healy in the headliner. The night's main card airs on Showtime following prelims read news >>
Four new contests are now set for Strikeforce “Melendez vs. Healy,” as promotion officials Wednesday announced a lightweight confrontation between Josh Thomson and Caros Fodor, as well as a welterweight showdown featuring Jorge Santiago and Quinn Mulhern. read news >>
- 3 years ago
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A long-rumored lightweight bout between K.J. Noons and Billy Evangelista is now official for next month's "Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal" main card.
MMAjunkie.com first passed along news of the bout this past month, and Strikeforce executives recently made it official.
"Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal" takes place Dec. 17 at
Valley View Casino Center in San Diego. The event's main card airs on
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- 4 years ago
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The next installment of the prospects-driven Strikeforce Challengers series is set for Feb. 18.
As expected, officials have announced that Strikeforce Challengers 14 features a lightweight headliner between undefeated Lyle Beerbohm and Pat Healy.
The Showtime-televised fight card takes place at Cedar Park Center in Cedar Park, Texas, a suburb of the state's capitol, Austin.
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Former Strikeforce middleweight champion Muhammed Lawal, more affectionately known as 'King' Mo, once pledged to compete at 'moneyweight'. As 2015 rolls around, the Bellator light heavyweight now has his sights set on heavyweight as he'll face UFC veteran Cheick Kongo. The news was made official by Bellator President Scott Coker with Ariel Helwani on Tuesday's The MMA Hour. This marks the fifth time Lawal has competed at heavyweight. Lawal's first two MMA bouts took place in that division, where read news >>
- 16 days ago
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UFC Fight Night 59 is set to pop off this Sunday (Jan. 18, 2015) from the TD Garden in Boston, Mass., airing live on FOX Sports 1. The event will be headlined by an intriguing featherweight bout that features top 145-pound attraction Conor McGregor facing off against German kickboxer, Dennis Siver. With a win, "Notorious" will earn himself a much-desired title shot against division kingpin, Jose Aldo. Before the two talented strikers do battle inside the Octagon, ex-Ultimate Fighting Championshi read news >>
Bellator 123 is set to kick off the promotion's eleventh season featuring a featherweight title bout between champion Pat Curran and challenger Patricio "Pitbull" Freire. read news >>
The lineup is set for next month’s Bellator 124 event at Compuware Arena in Plymouth, Mich.Filed under: Bellator, MMA Rumors, News read news >>
- 6 months ago
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Dominick Cruz's first fight in nearly 3 full years is official for UFC 178 in Las Vegas. The last time Dominick Cruz fought in the UFC, the promotion had ongoing contracts with Versus and Spike TV, the flyweight division didn't exist, and Jon Jones was a week removed from his first title defense. After a series of injuries forced Cruz to vacate his bantamweight belt, the former champion is set to make his comeback on September 27th. ESPN's Brett Okamoto confirmed that Cruz will fight top 10 rank read news >>
- 6 months ago
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UFC 178 will be the setting of an important middleweight fight, as Strikeforce veteran Tim Kennedy takes on Cuban Olympic wrestler Yoel Romero. This was reported by Adam Hill of the Las Vegas Review-Journal on Tuesday. The important middleweight tilt will likely be on the main card, seeing as Romero and Kennedy are arguably top-10 fighters in the weight class. The event takes place September 27 in Las Vegas and is headlined by a light heavyweight title rematch between champion Jon Jones and Alex read news >>
- 2 years ago
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The competition continues to stiffen for lightweight Ryan Couture.
Sources close to the event today told MMAjunkie.com that Couture is set to meet onetime welterweight title challenger K.J. Noons at "Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Healy."
The bout is likely to serve on the Showtime Extreme-televised preliminary card of the event, which takes place Jan. 12 at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City. Main-card fights, including three title bouts, air on Showtime.
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