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SAN DIEGO - "KIng Mo" Lawal's smile is back. The former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion seemed to have developed a permanent scowl over the past year or so. From decisions that didn't go his way to a relationship with a former boss which turned sour, Lawal was far from the happiest person on the Bellator roster. But it's a new day in the company, and Lawal, who meets late sub Joe Vedepo on the main card of Saturday's Bellator 131 card at the Valley View Casino Center, was cracking jokes a read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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When the UFC purchased Strikeforce back in March 2011, it was first believed that the organization was going to continue to operate under then-President Scott Coker. But in January 2013, after Tarec Saffiedine became the promotion’s last welterweight champion, big brother brought over a stash of prime Strikeforce talent to stockpile several of its weight divisions. Strikeforce had been the No. 2 mixed martial arts organization in America for roughly six years. They fostered elite-level talent, s read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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Former Strikeforce champ Luke Rockhold dispatches Michael Bisping with a second-round guillotine on Friday in Sydney. read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Former Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold says Michael Bisping is in for a rude awakening when they meet in the UFC Fight Night 55 main event. read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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Former UFC and Strikeforce welterweight competitor Paul Daley has officially received his visa to fight in the United States. For the first time in over two years, Paul Daley can officially accept fight offers in the United States. The British striker, who is eyeing a 2015 return to Bellator, will receive his visa to continue fighting in the USA on Monday, according to MMAFighitng.com. After requesting his release over a year ago due to his inability to fight in the U.S., Daley re-signed with Be read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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Remember him? Former Strikeforce and Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight Paul Daley hasn't been seen stateside since beating the brakes off Rudy Bears at Bellator 72 over two years ago. Since then, "Semtex" has demolished the international circuit, going on a violent 5-1 run that saw all five of his wins end by way of brutal knockout (taste the pain). That's because Daley (35-13-2) hits hard, y'all, and is still only 31 years old. And it doesn't look like that ZUFFA return is going read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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Following a rebound win that likely saved his UFC career, former Strikeforce champion Nate Marquardt will look to build momentum against Brad Tavares on January 3. According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal's Adam Hill, Marquardt and Tavares have been booked to meet at UFC 182, which will be hosted by the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Marquardt ended his Strikeforce career with a disappointing loss to Tarec Saffiedine, and he responded by losing to Jake Ellenberger and Hector Lombard in hi read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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Bellator president, Scott Coker talks about Bellator's future and promises big signings soon. read news >>

  • a month ago
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The very first Strikeforce show, in hindsight one of the most significant MMA events in U.S. history, from 2006, aired on Showtime Extreme on Thursday night. It was the first MMA event ever sanctioned in California, And it proved to be one of the most significant MMA events in history. A piece of MMA history aired out of the blue on Thursday night, when Showtime Extreme, with little if any advanced publicity, broadcast the first-ever Strikeforce MMA show from March 10, 2006.Not only was it the d read news >>

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Former M-1 lightweight champ Jose Figueroa now has an opponent for Titan FC 31, his management company, MMA United Sports Entertainment Group, today told MMAjunkie.Filed under: News read news >>

  • a month ago
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Former Strikeforce middleweight champ Jake Shields scored his first submission victory in over five years when he defeated Ryan Ford with a rear-naked choke Saturday in Edmonton during his promotional debut at WSOF 14. The former UFC welterweight title contender didn't know it at the time, but heading into the bout, he enjoyed a major advantage over Ford, one that had nothing to do with Shields bending the rules. The 32-year-old Ford broke his ulnar (the bone opposite the radius in the forearm) read news >>

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