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  • 4 years ago
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Carina Damm’s future in Strikeforce’s four-women 135-pound tournament is in jeopardy due to difficulties securing her work visa, the promotion confirmed with Sherdog.com on Wednesday evenin read news >>

  • 4 years ago
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Another pound of dynamite could be added to Strikeforce's upcoming eight-man middleweight tournament. Scott Coker, the promotion's CEO, told MMAjunkie.com today that he plans to invite fearsome striker Melvin Manhoef to the field, which is expected to begin Aug. 21 at "Strikeforce: Houston." Coker added that former middleweight champion Cung Le will not participate in the tourney and will stick to "superfights." read news >>

  • a year ago
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UFC heavyweight Fabricio Werdum today told MMAjunkie.com that he volunteered to fight Daniel Cormier at a Nov. 3 Strikeforce event, but the promotion's parent company never offered the matchup. A subsequent opportunity to coach "The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 2" opposite Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira came as a surprise. "I didn't think I was as known in Brazil as Nogueira and (Mauricio) 'Shogun' (Rua) and Lyoto (Machida), so I really didn't believe that it was going to happen," Werdum said. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Pat Curran taught Joe Warren he wasn't a featherweight. Following a brutal knockout loss to Curran that stripped him of his belt, Warren, who fights Owen Evinger on Friday at Bellator 80, said his priority is fighting as a bantamweight. Retirement, though, is not an option. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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SAN JOSE, Calif. - Daniel Cormier is no Steve Jennum. An alternate to begin Strikeforce's ambitious heavyweight grand prix, Cormier on Saturday completed his unforeseen run to a tournament win with a one-sided shellacking of Josh Barnett. And unlike the infamous winner of UFC 3, Cormier's wins over Barnett, Antonio Silva, Jeff Monson and Devin Cole left little doubt as to his validity as a tourney champion. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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SAN JOSE, Calif. - Erik Arevalo was on his way to Japan with Josh Barnett when he got his nickname. He was an amateur wrestler learning pro wrestling, and without a nickname, he wasn't much of anything. "Josh was like, 'I think Hammer suits you,'" Arevalo told MMAjunkie.com. "Because there's no way they'd be able to pronounce my last name." read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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SAN JOSE, Calif. - Tomorrow, the Strikeforce heavyweight grand prix will come to an end. But then what? Officially, the winner gets one more fight under the Strikeforce banner before the division is folded. But in reality, there isn't much of a division to fold. Finding the guy who wants to fight the winner of the tourney isn't going to be an easy sell, finalist Daniel Cormier told MMAjunkie.com. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Apparently, American Kickboxing Academy fighters hit opponents too hard. Standing at a sponsor booth amid bronzed bodybuilders at this past weekend's Arnold Sports Festival in Columbus, Ohio, Daniel Cormier and teammate Luke Rockhold both were nursing broken hands from previous fights. In fact, it's because of Rockhold that Cormier was not fighting at "Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey." read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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An undisclosed injury has forced Wagnney Fabiano out of Bellator's season-six featherweight tournament, MMAjunkie.com today confirmed with event sources. His opponent, Ronnie Mann, now meets replacement Mike Corey in their opening-round matchup. It takes place next week, March 9, at The Venue at Horseshoe Hammond in Hammond, Ind. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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With a light-heavyweight bout between Mike Kyle and Gegard Mousasi scratched, a middleweight fight between Lumumba Sayers and Scott Smith has taken its main-card slot. The bout is now slated to air on Showtime as part of next month's "Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey" event. MMAjunkie.com today confirmed the plans with event sources. Strikeforce broadcaster Mauro Ranallo first tweeted the news. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Brian Rogers is the first entrant in Bellator's upcoming season-six middleweight tournament. MMAjunkie.com today confirmed the onetime Strikeforce fighter's involvement with a source to the promotion. The eight-man tournament kicks off in March and airs on MTV2, and the winner earns $100,000 in total pay and a guaranteed title shot. read news >>

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