Strikeforce News

UFC Has Contract (Not Contact) With Gina Carano

UFC President Dana White said Gina Carano has four fights remaining on her UFC contract -- assimilated following the acquisition of Strikeforce -- but has yet to speak to her about coming back to MMA or fighting Ronda Rousey.

Pic: Gina Carano Movie Poster For 'In The Blood'

Bang! Bang! Female mixed martial arts (MMA) pioneer Gina Carano's latest movie, "In the Blood," is set for release on April 4, 2014 in select theaters, as well as On Demand and iTunes, and you cal check out the full poster right here.

Wolf Tickets For Sale! 2013 UFC/MMA Timeline Pt 1

Biggest mixed martial arts (MMA) / UFC stories of 2013: Join MMAmania for a look back at the first third of 2013 news in part one of this exclusive MMA timeline, featuring a look back at fighters like Nick Diaz, Georges St. Pierre and Anderson Silva.

Miletich: Strikeforce Demise Bad For The Sport

Longtime mixed martial arts (MMA) veteran and inaugural UFC Welterweight Champion Pat Miletich was sad to see Strikeforce go, because losing a top organization means also losing control when it comes to salary and options for MMA fighters.

Strikeforce Fighters In UFC: What's Their Record?

In an update to an article from last May, we check in on the battle of former Strikeforce mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters in their "forced crossover" fights here in UFC. See stats on Daniel Cormier, Ronaldo Souza and Tyron Woodley, among others.

Pic: Gina Carano red carpet for Fast & Furious 6

Gina Carano hits the red carpet for the Fast & Furious 6 world premiere at The Empire from Leicester Square on May 7, 2013 in London, England. The former face of women's mixed martial arts (MMA) plays "Riley" in the latest addition to the franchise.

HITM: Rocky slips by Souza for Strikeforce title

On September 10, 2011, Luke Rockhold entered the Hexagon as a +400 underdog against Strikeforce Middleweight Champion Ronaldo Souza. "Rocky" then did what all great underdogs do -- and that's upset the champion.

Healy 'over' Melendez fight, eyes UFC belt

Pat Healy says he has his sights set on the UFC lightweight title after losing out on his chance to challenge for the Strikeforce strap on two separate occasions against Gilbert Melendez. First stop: Jim Miller at UFC 159 on Saturday night in NJ.

The battle of UFC vs. Strikeforce ends in a draw

Unofficially billed as "UFC vs. Strikeforce," Saturday night's UFC on FOX 7: "Henderson vs. Melendez" event proved that Hexagon imports like Daniel Cormier and Gilbert Melendez, among others, were UFC-caliber fighters all along.

HITM: DC pinch-hits for Reem, goes deep on Bigfoot

Daniel Cormier was one of the top up-and-coming heavyweights under the Strikeforce banner, but not yet ranked among the best the promotion had to offer. That would all change the night he faced off against Brazilian "Bigfoot," Antonio Silva.


'Sponge' on title shots, UFC debut, Condit & more

Coming soon to an Octagon near you: The last man to hold the Strikeforce welterweight title, Tarec Saffiedine.

HITM: Mousasi buries Babalu in 60 seconds

Gegard Mousasi would make his Hexagon debut in a light heavyweight title fight against Renato Sobral in the co-main event of Strikeforce: "Carano vs. Cyborg" in late 2009. "The Dreamcatcher" only needed a minute to defeat "Babalu."

HITM: Hendo stops Fedor in Strikeforce shocker

Meet former middleweight Dan Henderson, light heavyweight co-headliner of UFC 157 this Saturday night in Anaheim, who also holds wins over two former PRIDE FC heavyweight champions.

White: 'Rampage' Made $15.2 Million With UFC

According to UFC President Dana White's calculations, his disgruntled UFC on FOX 6 (and future ex) employee, Quinton Jackson, broke the bank during his stint with the promotion, raking in more than $15 million for five years of service.

Pic: Gina Carano's boyfriend is Superman

Henry Cavill gets to play Superman in the new "Man of Steel" movie AND date Gina Carano. As Joe Rogan once said, "That man is my hero!"

Rockhold Calls Out Philippou For UFC On FOX 7?

Luke Rockhold would love nothing more than to join his Strikeforce stablemates Daniel Cormier and Gilbert Melendez at UFC on Fox 7 for his Octagon debut. And he wants to do it against the red-hot -- albeit under the radar -- Constantinos Philippou.

Pat Healy wants Lauzon or Miller for UFC debut has an interview with newly signed UFC lightweight Pat Healy, who was victorious this past weekend in the final Strikeforce event. Check out what he thinks about finally getting to fight for the big show inside.

UFC announces list of signed Strikeforce fighters

Strikeforce is dead and buried. But whose career will be resurrected inside the Octagon? Current list of confirmed fighters heading to the "Sin City" fight corp. inside.

UFC On FX 7 Prelims Preview Pt. 1

Part one of's UFC on FX 7 preview breaks down 4 of 7 under card "Prelims" fights on Facebook/FUEL TV on Jan. 19, 2013: Barboza-Martins, Alcantara-Nobre, Prado-Alcantara and Trinaldo-Keith at Ibirapuera Arena in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

It's A Wrap! Full Strikeforce Results Round Up

Strikeforce: "Marquardt vs Saffiedine" results: Everything you need in case you missed the mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion's final event on Showtime that took place on Sat., Jan. 12, 2013, from Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Post-Strikeforce: ‘Marquardt vs. Saffiedine' Facts

Everyone enjoys good facts. Even more so, everyone enjoys 19 good facts. With Strikeforce's final event the rear-view mirror, Mike Bohn checks in with post-event facts about the "Marquardt vs. Saffiedine" event that took place Jan. 12, 2013.

Barnett Just Wants To 'Keep Killing' In UFC Or Not

Where will the best heavyweight free agent in MMA today end up now that his Strikeforce contract is over? UFC would seem like a lock; however, a shaky relationship with company president Dana White could send "War Master' elsewhere.

Strikeforce's Greatest Hits ... And Miss

Fabricio Werdum shocking submission of Fedor Emelianenko, brawls between Nick Diaz vs. Paul Daley and Robbie Lawler vs. Melvin Manhoef, as well as the "Nashville" fiasco on CBS, and much more, are all memorable Strikeforce MMA moments.

Pat Healy: Move To UFC ‘A Done Deal,' Wants Lauzon

Pat Healy's "UFC audition" was a success as "Bam Bam" says return to the UFC is "a done deal" following his decision victory over Kurt Holobaugh at Strikeforce: "Marquardt vs. Saffiedine" at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Seagal Sets Sights On Strikeforce Standout

Daniel Cormier is a "sleeper" who Steven Seagal looks forward to "working with a little bit" in 2013 as "DC" -- who he calls a "friend" -- prepares to make his transition from Strikeforce to UFC.

Pic: Dana White reacts to Strikeforce show and he is (still) unhappy with judging in MMA,...


Pic: Dana White reacts to Strikeforce show and he is (still) unhappy with judging in MMA, suggesting that the inept ringside evaluators "flip a coin" rather than turning in inaccurate scorecards. White was tweeting about the decision between Ryan Couture and K.J. Noons on the Strikeforce under card that aired on Showtime Extreme, which Couture stole via robbery. Anyone who watched it (dis)agree with White's sentiment?

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