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Strikeforce veteran Anthony "Lionheart" Smith heads into Saturday's CFFC planning to win until the bigs can no longer say "no." read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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Green light, bitchez. Former Strikeforce featherweight champion Cristiane Justino just got the go-ahead to defend her Invicta 145-pound strap against top contender Charmaine Tweet at the Invicta FC 11 event this Friday night (Feb. 27, 2015) inside the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California. Her random, out-of-competition weapons drug test came back squeaky clean, according to the folks at the California State Athletic Commission (via MMA Fighting). Justino (12-1, 1 NC) hasn't seen the insi read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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Former Strikeforce champion Renato Sobral will come out of retirement on April 11. After a nearly two-year hiatus, Babalu returns to the ring at Strength & Honor Championship 11 in Geneva, Switzerland to face local hero and Bellator veteran Volkan Oezdemir. From competing in the early vale-tudo days to being a UFC title challenger, Renato Sobral has done it all. He has fought all over the world, from Europe to Asia, and after 16 years and 49 fights in every large organization, the Brazilian call read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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In 2009, UFC women’s bantamweight Sarah Kaufman dominated Miesha “Cupcake” Tate under the now-defunct Strikeforce promotion. Six years later, Tate is a UFC star, and Kaufman wants a rematch.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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Former Strikeforce champion Nick Diaz posted a cryptic message on his Instagram account, which could be seen as a hint regarding his retirement from professional MMA. Last Saturday, Nick Diaz stepped into the octagon against one of the most intimidating competitors in UFC history, and went five rounds against him. It was not the most entertaining of fights overall, but few could deny Diaz's strategy against former kingpin Anderson Silva. He managed to go the distance with a former champion, but read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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Former Strikeforce champion King Muhammed Lawal sat down with Submission radio to speculate about Brock Lesnar potentially joining him on the Bellator MMA roster, and why it would benefit the sport. read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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Former Strikeforce light-heavyweight champion King Muhammed Lawal offers his impression of CM Punk after watching the former WWE star train. read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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Former Strikeforce star and current UFC middleweight Derek Brunson earned one of his most decisive victories to date by knocking out Team Quest's Ed "Short Fuse" Herman at UFC 183. Brunson faked a kick and floored the 34-year-old veteran with a series of lefts. The victory, which was his fastest in the Octagon, improved his record to 4-1. Brunson, a former NCAA Division II All-American wrestler, talked about fine-tuning his game plan ahead of the Herman fight. "It was a long camp. I'm a wrestler read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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Miesha Tate is as savvy as they come. The former Strikeforce women’s bantamweight champion might have fallen short against current division champion Ronda Rousey, but her ability to grind and scrape together wins against the rest of her peers is as remarkable as it is unspectacular. Tate’s winning mentality was on full display at UFC 183 this weekend, as she gutted out a decision against Sara McMann. However, Cupcake finds herself in an unusual position. Despite being in the top three of the div read news >>

  • a month ago
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Former Strikeforce champion Gegard Mousasi threw his name into the hat and revealed interest in a match-up against Vitor Belfort at UFC 184. After it was revealed on Friday afternoon that middleweight champion Chris Weidman was forced to withdraw from his anticipated title defence against Vitor Belfort at UFC 184, it became clear that the UFC's interest was to keep Belfort on the fight card if possible. It appears the promotion was looking to set up an interim title fight against Lyoto Machida, read news >>

  • a month ago
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A past Strikeforce and WEC champion, Nick Diaz could go down as one of the better fighters to never win a UFC championship. In February 2012 and March 2013, Diaz had respective shots at UFC gold opposite Carlos Condit and Georges St-Pierre, but he came up short in both instances. Following his loss to St-Pierre, Diaz stepped away from fighting for nearly two years, holding out for another big fight. Despite having lost two in a row, his patience paid off in a big way. At UFC 183, which takes pla read news >>

  • a month ago
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Check out the staredown between former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva and former Strikeforce champion Nick Diaz from Thursday's UFC 183 media day in Las Vegas. read news >>

  • a month ago
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LAS VEGAS – Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva and former Strikeforce welterweight champ Nick Diaz finally got to stand toe-to-toe in Las Vegas, and MMAjunkie was on scene to film the staredoFiled under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • a month ago
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Four months after negotiations with the UFC came to a grinding halt, Gina Carano is back in the gym. Filed under: Bellator, News, UFC read news >>

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