Strikeforce Results

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 promised to end by way of "Marvelous" knockout.

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 took place in Strikeforce back in late 2009.

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.

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 Strikeforce 205-pound title. "H-Bomb" in 3, 2, 1 ...

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 earned him a title shot, as well as a trip back to UFC.

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 they done in UFC so far? All the numbers, inside.

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.

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 Strikeforce event in Oklahoma City.

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 compete in the promotion's 145-pound weight class.

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 2011.

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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 medical suspensions right here.

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 last weekend in Oklahoma City.

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.

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," which took place Jan. 12, 2013, in Oklahoma City.

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.

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 entering the UFC? Find out inside.

Gallery

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

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 Arena in Oklahoma City.

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.

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, California.

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, 2013. Beware; the picture is not for the feint of heart

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. 12, 2013. Find out the specifics inside!

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 opponent? Find out inside.

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.

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