- 3 years ago
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A mainstay of Pride and Sengoku, Kazuo Misaki has signed a multi-fight deal that will see him land in Strikeforce. Read More >> read news >>
- 6 years ago
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On the latest episode of HDNet’s Inside MMA, originally aired on March 14, the word is that Pancrase and PRIDE veteran Kazuo Misaki has signed a 2-fight deal with Strikeforce. His first fight for the San Jose-based promotion will also be the middleweight’s first appearance in North America. read news >>
Strikeforce veteran and Japanese MMA mainstay Kazuo Misaki surprised fight fans at Friday evening's Deep 60 Impact when he announced his intention to retire from active competition. The former Pride champion declared December 22’s Deep Haleo Impact at Korakuen Hall his final appearance in the ring. read news >>
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Kazuo Misaki's welterweight debut was a successful one.
And following a split-decision victory over slugger Paul Daley, it could be an eye-opening one for the rest of Strikeforce's 170-pound fighters.
The fight kick off the main card of "Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey" at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. It aired on Showime following prelims on Showtime Extreme.
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COLUMBUS, Ohio -
Japanese veteran Kazuo Misaki has beaten a lot of his contemporaries to America.
But in returning to the states after a nearly three-year absence, he returns in need of reinvention, and he fights in a promotion that is itself being reinvented.
Eventually, though, he'd like to work his way to the biggest platform possible, and that's with the UFC.
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Following his next fight on March 3 against Kazuo Misaki in Strikeforce, Paul 'Semtex' Daley will be moving to a new fight team. read news >>
- 5 years ago
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After a disappointing loss to Kazuo Misaki in September's "Strikeforce at the Mansion II" event Joe Riggs (28-11) will make his long-rumored return to welterweight in November. read news >>
Former Strikeforce and UFC fighter Roger Gracie is among seven new roster additions that ONE FC today announced.Filed under: News read news >>
Marloes Coenen, a former Strikeforce champion, and Julia Budd, who also fought in Scott Coker's original promotion, were the first two fighters announced Thursday morning as part of Bellator's plans of bringing women's fighting back with a 145=pound weight class division.Bellator, now run by Coker, announced that Coenen and Budd are scheduled to square off later this year in a fight on Spike TV.Coenen and Budd had both been fighting for Invicta. Invicta President Shannon Knapp said that Coenen's read news >>
- 5 months ago
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Following his release by the UFC, former Strikeforce middleweight champion and onetime UFC title challenger Jake Shields has signed with World Series of Fighting.Filed under: News, WSOF Tagged: Jake Shields read news >>
- 6 months ago
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Bellator MMA has a new addition to its heavyweight division in the form of veteran Phil Baroni, who has fought for the UFC, PRIDE, Strikeforce, DREAM and more.Filed under: Bellator, News, Only on Junkie Tagged: Bellator 118, Phil Baroni read news >>