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Cat Zingano Out, Miesha Tate in for TUF

Posted on 30 May 2013 by Hobson Lopes

The mixed martial arts community will get to see its greatest female MMA rematch in history after the latest news regarding the next season of “The Ultimate Fighter.” Current Ultimate Fighting Championship bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will still coach on the show, but instead of facing off with Cat Zingano both on the show and in December for the title, Miesha Tate will step in for the injured Zingano in both avenues.

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How Drugs Cost Pat Healy $130K

Posted on 17 May 2013 by Hobson Lopes

When Pat Healy was in Strikeforce, he was an unknown fighter that worked to become known. During his time on the Strikeforce Challengers circuit, he won all three of his fights. He was 7-1 overall in the promotion with the lone loss coming to Josh Thomson. In the final four fights of his Strikeforce career, he picked up victories against Maximo Blanco, Caros Fodor, Mizuto Hirota, and Kurt Holobaugh. Those wins helped propel him towards his first UFC fight after his contract was absorbed by the company.

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MMA Fighter: World of MMA Super Fights

Posted on 12 May 2013 by Hobson Lopes

In the world of mixed martial arts, there are fights and then there are super fights. When the sport was gaining traction again in 2005, Randy Couture defended the Ultimate Fighting Championship light heavyweight title against Chuck Liddell. That was a super fight. When Liddell went on to defend the title for the first time following his knockout victory against “the Natural” against Jeremy Horn, that was a fight.

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What Will This Year Hold In MMA & The UFC?

Posted on 01 January 2012 by Tony Hackerott

2011 was unquestionably one of the greatest years in the short existence of mixed martial arts. The UFC has continued to grow and expand, Bellator has begun to find a stable foothold and produce stars, and Strikeforce will continue to air on Showtime, handled as a completely separate entity from the UFC, despite the fact that Zuffa now owns the promotion. Although the Japanese scene continues to struggle, MMA has caught like wildfire in the United States, and only promises to reach more households worldwide as time unfolds, which could certainly see a turn-around for promotions based in Japan.

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Strikeforce: Is It Still Business as Usual?

Posted on 19 October 2011 by Tony Hackerott

Written By: Aiden Rudd

“When Strikeforce was purchased by the UFC’s parent company Zuffa LLC in March, Strikeforce chairman Scott Coker, has professed that it is ‘Business as Usual’ for the companies. Strikeforce was still to operate as a separate promotion, it would still co-promote with M1-Global to keep the whole Fedor fiasco from collapsing. However, 7 months later is that statement still realistic?”

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Inspirational Story: From Meth To MMA Phenom

Posted on 30 July 2011 by Tony Hackerott

In a world of negative news stories we wanted to write about a positive story going on in the world of Mixed Martial Arts.  I know if you are like me you are tired of reading about the national debt and ‘debt ceiling’ so here is someone that is turning negativity into positivity in his life.  So, sit back and enjoy a few minutes of a feel good story in the world of MMA.

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Paul Daley Should have Had Contract Terminated

Posted on 31 March 2011 by Hobson Lopes

The title says it all.  You punch a guy after the final horn, you should get fired.  What doesn’t Paul Daley get about that?

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Carano Sets Out For MMA Return

Posted on 13 February 2011 by Raphael Garcia

The most popular name in women’s Mixed Martial Arts is going to make a comeback to the sport. Gina Carano confirmed that she will be coming back to the Strikeforce cage this year.

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Silva Sends Fedor Home

Posted on 13 February 2011 by Raphael Garcia

At Saturday’s Strikeforce: Fedor versus Silva event, Strikeforce was supposed to make major strides towards putting a dent in the strangle hold that the UFC has on Mixed Martial Arts. However, the result of the main event may have hampered the organization’s steps in that direction.

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MMA News Bites 2.8.11

Posted on 08 February 2011 by Raphael Garcia

MMA is a growing community and as with any growing community, news stories are occurring every day. Here are a few news bites from early in the second week of February.

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