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  1. Unapologetic Barnett comfortable with Strikeforce win, looking forward to Kharitonov
    DALLAS – Strikeforce heavyweight champ Alistair Overeem wasn't the only recipient of boos this past Saturday at "Strikeforce: Overeem vs. Werdum." Josh Barnett (30-5 MMA, 1-0 SF) did as well, though...
  2. Strikeforce's Jorge Masvidal calls virtuoso performance, "Just another fight"
    DALLAS – Jorge Masvidal (22-6 MMA, 4-0 SF) emerged from his fight with K.J. Noons (10-4 MMA, 2-2 SF) a supremely confident guy. Then again, that's not much of a change for the Florida-based fighter....
  3. Paul Daley vs. "Cyborg" Santos official for "Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Henderson"
    A welterweight scrap between sluggers Paul Daley (27-10-2 MMA, 2-1 SF) and Evangelista "Cyborg" Santos (18-14 MMA, 1-2 SF) is now official for next month's "Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Henderson" event....
  4. "Strikeforce: Overeem vs. Werdum" nets reported 7,639 attendees for $543k gate
    DALLAS – Strikeforce's first-ever event in Dallas drew a reported 7,639 attendees for a $543,060 live gate. MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) learned of the figures at the post-event press conference...
  5. Strikeforce champ Alistair Overeem underwhelmed with victory over Fabricio Werdum
    DALLAS – Alistair Overeem said he came into his rematch with Fabricio Werdum expecting fireworks and was disappointed when all he got was a sparkler. In the end, the Strikeforce heavyweight champion...
  6. Josh Barnett's Licensing Issues Likely to Keep Grand Prix Out of California
    DALLAS -- Just minutes after wrapping up the quarterfinals of the heavyweight Grand Prix, Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker was already discussing plans for the semifinal round, which he said would take...
  7. Strikeforce Results: FightMetric Report for Alistair Overeem vs. Fabricio Werdum
    My friend turned to me after the final bell and said, "This is going to be close." I felt confident the judges would award last night's Strikeforce main event to Alistair Overeem, though I also...
  8. Riki Fukuda out of UFC 133 due to car-accident injury
    Japanese striker Riki Fukuda (17-5 MMA, 0-1 UFC) has been forced out of a UFC 133 bout with fellow middleweight Rafael "Sapo" Natal (12-3-1 MMA, 0-1-1 UFC). In a Twitter update, Fukuda said he...
  9. Jason High vs. Quinn Mulhern promoted to Strikeforce Challengers 16 main card
    An intriguing welterweight bout between Jason High (13-3 MMA, 0-0 SF) and Quinn Mulhern (15-1 MMA, 0-0 SF) has been promoted to the televised main card of Friday's Strikeforce Challengers 16 event....
  10. UFC on Versus 4: Weight Drop Doesn’t Faze Nate Marquardt Heading into Fight with Rick Story
    Nate Marquardt steps into the main event at UFC on Versus 4 not only with the weight of a headlining bout on his shoulders, but also the prospect of fighting for the first time in a new weight class...
  11. 72 Hours with Urijah Faber: The Life of a Champion
    Urijah Faber is used to being in the spotlight. He’s been the main event over and over again. But on July 2 at UFC 132, Faber steps into the brightest spotlight of his career in the biggest fight of...
  12. Strikeforce Overeem vs. Werdum Live Gate a Fraction of UFC Event in Same Venue
    Strikeforce: Overeem vs. Werdum was held last night in Dallas' American Airlines Center. The event featured two fights in the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix and was aired on Showtime and HDNet....
  13. UFC Quick Quote: Phil Davis likes being the underdog against Rashad Evans
    Surging UFC light heavyweight contender Phil Davis gives The Fight Fix a "Wonderful" assessment of his Octagon skills as he heads into a UFC 133 main event opposite former 205-pound champion Rashad...
  14. Fedor Emelianenko: Two losses in a row cannot be coincidence ... I do not want to allow a third
    Three strikes and you're out. Famed Russian heavyweight Fedor Emelianenko will try to pull the chute on his current freefall when he battles Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Champion Dan Henderson in...
  15. Constantinos Phillippou Steps in To Face Rafael ‘Sapo’ Natal at UFC 133
    Riki Fukuda’s exit from UFC 133 has opened a slot for Constantinos Phillippou to step in and replace him against Rafael ‘Sapo’ Natal on August 6. LINK
  16. Following committee hurdle, no MMA legislation in New York in 2011
    MMA legislation won't be coming to New York state in 2011. A years-long fight to get the sport sanctioned in one of the most potentially lucrative markets again has hit a roadblock in the New York...
  17. Spike TV to overlap UFC on Versus 4 broadcast with Nate Marquardt marathon
    Spike TV will showcase an all-day marathon featuring some of UFC fighter Nate Marquardt's best fights this Sunday, June 16. The special runs from 1 p.m. to 11 p.m. ET/PT, which means it'll overlap...
  18. UFC on Versus 4 All Prelims on Facebook
    It looks like we get all the fights again. The UFC announced on their Facebook page today that the entire preliminary card for UFC on Versus 4 will be streamed on the social networking site this...
  19. Gomi Meets Younger Diaz in UFC 135 Lightweight Scrap
    Takanori Gomi will soon have something in common with Josh Neer, Koji Oishi and Joe Hurley. Ultimate Fighting Championship officials Tuesday announced that Gomi (Pictured; file photo) will face Nate...
  20. Tito Ortiz: I begged the UFC for my job back
    Tito Ortiz has revealed to The Telegraph that he “begged the UFC for his job back” after he was jettisoned by the mixed martial arts organisation following his loss to Matt Hamill. “Dana White and...
  21. UFC 130 only drew 7,470 paid attendees
    UFC 130 recorded a gate of $2,577,250 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, on May 28, 2011, according to official figures from the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) released...
  22. Lawmakers Possibly Cutting Military Sponsorship of MMA Events
    One of the biggest stories heading into last weekend's Strikeforce: Overeem vs.Werdum event was Zuffa implementing the "sponsorship tax" on companies wishing to sponsor a fighter. This led to some...
  23. Official UFC 131: dos Santos vs. Carwin Medical Suspensions; All Fighters on the List
    The Vancouver Athletic Commission on Tuesday released the official medical suspensions from UFC 131. Every fighter received at least the mandatory nine-day suspension, but several others received...
  24. Jake Rosholt's DQ loss to John Ott at Titan Fighting 18 oveturned to no-contest
    The Kansas Athletic Commission has changed Jake Rosholt's disqualification loss to John Ott to a no-contest after a short review of their fight, which took place May 27 at Titan Fighting...
  25. CSAC overturns Tachi Palace 9's DeJesus vs. Miura to no-decision
    The California State Athletic Commission has overturned Isaac DeJesus' Tachi Palace Fights 9 win over Russ Miura to a no-decision. DeJesus scored a first-round TKO at the May event but was flagged...
  26. UFC Quick Quote: Anthony Pettis is overrated
    Streaking UFC lightweight Donald Cerrone (15-3) tells Pro MMA Radio he agrees with Gray Maynard's recent assessment of Anthony Pettis. "The Bully" balked at the idea of "Showtime" getting a UFC...
  27. After a tough year, a re-motivated Wanderlei Silva returns at UFC 132
    Sitting on the sidelines is hard for any fighter, but when you're Wanderlei Silva, it's excruciating. One of the most beloved figures in the sport, Silva gets messages daily from fans who want to see...
  28. Strikeforce Challengers 16's Lorenz Larkin in no rush to the top
    Undefeated Lorenz Larkin made one of the most impressive debuts in recent Strikeforce history when he defeated Scott Lighty at Strikeforce Challengers 15. Even more impressive than the vicious...
  29. UFC 132's Chris Leben doesn't like fighting, despite all evidence to the contrary
    Chris Leben will be the first to tell you he doesn't have issues; he's got subscriptions. Fighting used to be something that not only gave him the opportunity to prove himself, but maybe – just maybe...
  30. Jorge Rivera Talks Possible Retirement, Michael Bisping
    UFC middleweight Jorge Rivera might be near the end of the line. The 39-year-old veteran is coming off a loss to Michael Bisping, and his thoughts are apparently creeping towards retirement. He spoke...
  31. Vancouver Riots Blamed on UFC, NHL By School Board Chair
    In a move that's all too predictable, a Vancouver school board chair named Patti Bacchus has found the time to point the finger at the UFC for their role in the Vancouver riots. The riots started...
  32. Jon Fitch Plans to be Ready for UFC 138; Fight with BJ Penn on Tap?
    Jon Fitch has been cleared to return to training on Sept 1 and he’s gunning for a fight on the UFC 138 card in November currently rumored for San Jose. LINK
  33. ‘Mega Megu’ Returns, Rematches Nagano at Jewels ‘15th Ring’
    After one of the most active stretches of her seven-year career, women’s pound-for-pounder Megumi Fujii has thus far remained dormant in 2011. That will change on July 9, officials from Japanese...
  34. Top Brazilian Prospect Marcos ‘Pezao’ Signs with Strikeforce
    Undefeated Brazilian light heavyweight prospect Marcos Rogerio de Lima has inked a multi-fight deal with Strikeforce. Sherdog.com confirmed the signing Tuesday with multiple sources close to the...
  35. Miesha Tate: Marloes Coenen Got 'Exposed' in Her Last Fight
    By the time Miesha Tate steps in the cage to challenge for Marloes Coenen's Strikeforce women's welterweight title on July 30, it will have been nearly a year since her last fight. For most fighters,...
  36. Fabricio Werdum: Alistair Overeem Did Not Beat Me, I Lost On My Own
    Fabricio Werdum lost a unanimous decision to Alistair Overeem in the first round of Strikeforce's Heavyweight Grand Prix at Strikeforce: Overeem vs Werdum last Saturday. Werdum spent most of the...
  37. T.J. Grant withdraws from UFC on Versus 4, fight with Charlie Brenneman scrapped
    Canadian welterweight T.J. Grant (16-5 MMA, 3-3 UFC) has fallen ill and will be unable to fight Charlie Brenneman (12-2 MMA, 2-1 UFC) at UFC on Versus 4. The UFC today announced the change via...
  38. UFC on Versus 4: Pat Barry Faces Important Test in Cheick Kongo
    At this Sunday's UFC on Versus 4, the semi-main event will be a clash of Heavyweights as Pat Barry faces Cheick Kongo. Both men come into the fight with strong stand-up skills and professional...
  39. UFC Quick Quote: 'Let's be honest, Joe Stevenson hasn't really evolved much in three years'
    Them fightin' words. Less than a week before his UFC on Versus 4 bout against Joe Stevenson, WEC import Javier Vazquez sizes up "Daddy" on Sherdog's Beatdown Radio show. LINK
  40. Jorge Gurgel returns at Strikeforce Challengers 18 against opponent yet to be determined
    Strikeforce lightweight contender Jorge Gurgel (14-7 MMA, 2-2 SF) will return to action on Aug. 12. The Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt today announced his intentions via Twitter. His opponent for the...
  41. Shark Fights 16 fight card finalized for 'Neer vs Juarez' on June 25 in Odessa
    Amarillo, Texas -- Hard charging, Texas-based mixed martial arts fight promotion company, Shark Fight Promotions, is set to deliver another exceptional night of MMA excitement in Odessa, Texas on...
  42. Mike Kyle vs. Gegard Mousasi possible for September Strikeforce event
    A matchup pitting former Strikeforce light-heavyweight champ Gegard Mousasi (30-3-2 MMA, 2-1-1 SF) against Mike Kyle (18-8-1 MMA, 2-3-1 SF) could be headed to the promotion's fall lineup. The pair...
  43. Alexis Davis vs. Julie Kedzie Latest Addition to Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Henderson Card
    A welterweight women’s match-up is the latest addition to the Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Henderson card with Alexis Davis meeting Julie Kedzie as both fighters make their promotional debuts. The bout was...
  44. Jorge Gurgel vs Joe Duarte to headline Strikeforce Challengers 18 on Aug. 12
    UFC veteran Jorge Gurgel will look to string together back-to-back wins for the first time in four years when he collides with The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 8 alum Joe Duarte in the Strikeforce:...
  45. Marius Zaromskis vs. Hayato "Mach" Sakurai Rematch Booked for DREAM BW Japan GP Finals
    Another champion has been added to DREAM's upcoming event as DREAM welterweight champion and 2009 Welterweight GP champion Marius Zaromskis will rematch former pound-for-pound great Hayato "Mach"...
  46. Shark Fights 16 lineup official with 10 bouts, airs via tape delay on FUEL TV
    "Shark Fights 16: Neer vs. Juarez" is slated for June 25, and the night's 10-bout lineup is now official. The main event pits UFC veteran and current interim Shark Fights welterweight champ Josh Neer...
  47. Melvin Guillard: A lightweight grand prix tournament is the solution for the 155-pound division
    Brackets? We don't need no stinking brackets ... actually, we do, at least according to Melvin Guillard. It ain't easy being a top contender in the 155-pound division. If you are, you're one of many...
  48. 'Whitey' Bulger arrest recalls UFC owner's roots
    The capture of one of the most wanted U.S. fugitives touches on the origins of the Ultimate Fighting Championship's parent company. James "Whitey" Bulger was arrested Wednesday near Los Angeles, law...
  49. Bantamweights Jeff Hougland and Donny Walker added to UFC 132
    A pair of promotional newcomers will round out July's "UFC 132: Cruz vs. Faber" event, as bantamweights Jeff Hougland (9-4 MMA, 0-0 UFC) and Donny Walker (15-6 MMA, 0-0 UFC) meet on the evening's...
  50. Tim Kennedy Gets His Wish, Faces Robbie Lawler at Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Henderson
    Sometimes when you ask, you shall receive. Two former middleweight title contenders will battle it out as Tim Kennedy gets his wish and will face Robbie Lawler at the upcoming Strikeforce: Fedor vs....
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