Strikeforce Results

Breakdown! 'Bendo' Finally Finishes In Albuquerque


Ben Henderson vs. Rustam Khabilov results: Former champ Henderson had a ton of critics heading into his UFC Fight Night 42 main event against Khabilov at last night's (June 7, 2014) UFC Fight Night...

HITM: Kennedy Breaks KO Promise, Subs Manhoef

Before he fights Michael Bisping this Wednesday night (April 16, 2014) on FOX Sports 1 from Quebec, we look back at Tim Kennedy's 2011 submission win over Melvin Manhoef, in a Strikeforce battle he...

HITM: Mousasi Toe Tags Babalu In 60 Seconds

Before he challenges Lyoto Machida in the main event of UFC Fight Night 36 this Saturday night in Brazil, we look back at Gegard Mousasi's championship destruction of Renato "Babalu" Sobral, which...

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...

HITM: Hendo flattens Feijao, wins Strikeforce belt

After faltering at middleweight, Dan Henderson made his return to the light heavyweight division by knocking out Renato Sobral. One fight later, he was paired off against Rafael Cavalcante for the...

HITM: Werdum shocks Fedor (and the world)

Fabricio Werdum, a massive +600 underdog, submitted Fedor Emelianenko in the main event of Strikeforce: "Fedor vs. Werdum" at HP Pavilion in San Jose, California, on June 26, 2010. The victory...

Strikeforce vs. UFC stats: Who's got the wins?


Since the former San Jose-based mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion was shut down earlier this year, a total of 35 fights featuring "forced crossover" Strikeforce fighters have taken place. How have...

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...

Strikeforce drug test results come back clean


Nate Marquardt and Tarec Saffiedine, as well as Josh Barnett, Tim Kennedy and Kurt Holobaugh, have all passed their post-fight drug tests following their respective fights at last weekend's...

Kurt Holobaugh earns UFC contract in defeat


Despite coming up short against Pat Healy in Strikeforce, Kurt Holobaugh will take his talents to the Octagon as it was confirmed today (Jan 15, 2013) he was offered a contract with UFC and will...

Strikeforce swan song ratings bomb on Showtime


Despite the network's free-preview weekend, Showtime's airing of Strikeforce: "Marquardt vs. Saffiedine" averaged just 310,000 viewers, making it the promotion's least-watched event since September...

Strikeforce suspensions: Ed Herman down and out


Ed Herman and Kurt Holobaugh are suspended indefinitely following their respective losses at the Strikeforce: "Marquardt vs. Saffiedine" event last weekend in Oklahoma City. Complete list of...

Barnett banks $250k to lead Strikeforce payouts


If anyone is going to miss Strikeforce, it's Josh Barnett. "The Warmaster" pulled in a cool $250,000 for an easy night's work against Nandor Guelmino on the "Marquardt vs. Saffiedine" main card...

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...

Mousasi: ‘Timing's Right' To Join The UFC


Highly respected light heavyweight Gegard Mousasi believes the "timing's right" to sign with the UFC following his submission victory over Mike Kyle at Strikeforce: "Marquardt vs. Saffiedine,"...

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....

Matchmaker: UFC Vs. Strikeforce Main Card Winners


Fantasy mixed martial arts (MMA) matchmaker, Strikeforce: "Marquardt vs. Saffiedine" edition, featuring main card winners Saffiedine, Cormier, Barnett, Mousasi and Souza. Who should each fight upon...


Strikeforce Fight Night Photos Gallery From OKC

Check out a collection of fight night (Jan. 12, 2013) photos from Strikeforce: "Marquardt vs. Saffiedine," which took place at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.


Video: Coker's Final Strikeforce Interview

Watch Scott Coker speak with Ariel Helwani of MMA Fighting for the final time as Strikeforce CEO immediately following the company's last event, "Marquardt vs. Saffiedine" at the Chesapeake Energy...

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...

Cormier Wants Mir Then Vows To Kick Jones' Ass


Daniel Cormier sets his Octagon debut, challenging former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir to fight him at UFC on FOX 7, which is scheduled for April 20, 2013 at the HP Pavilion in San Jose,...

Analyzing Gegard Mousasi vs Mike Kyle post-fight


MMAmania's Brian Hemminger takes a look back at last night's main card bout between light heavyweights Gegard Mousasi and Mike Kyle. What helped Mousasi score a first round finish? Find out inside.

Marquardt Shares Leg Pic After Saffiedine Loss


Nate Maquardt shared a picture of his on his official Facebook page just hours after his unanimous decision defeat to Tarec Saffiedine in the headliner of the final Strikeforce event on Jan. 12,...

Biggest Winners, Losers From Strikeforce Finale


Strikeforce is dead, so it's time to name the biggest winner and the biggest loser from the organization's final event, "Marquardt vs. Saffiedine," which took pace in Oklahoma City, Okla., on Jan....

Analyzing Barnett vs Guelmino post-fight


MMAmania's Brian Hemminger takes a look back at last night's Strikeforce Finale main card bout between heavyweights Josh Barnett and Nandor Guelmino. What helped Barnett dominate his overmatched...

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...

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