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Court Docs Show How UFC Strong-Armed Strikeforce Into Sale

New filings from UFC’s anti-trust lawsuit detail some of the hardball tactics Dana White used to buy and shut down competitor Strikeforce.

‘She Was What The Sport Really Needed’

Miesha Tate and Ronda Rousey had one of the most heated rivalries in MMA history.

Rousey Vs Carano Backyard Brawl At 205 Pounds?

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is willing to come out of retirement for one last fight if the opponent is MMA icon Gina Carano.

Carano Faces ‘Terror On The Prairie’

New Gina Carano movie trailer for Terror on the Prairie for The Daily Wire in summer 2022 also featuring UFC welterweight Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone.

Carano Joins ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone For ‘Terror’ Western

Terror on the Prairie movie stars MMA icon Gina Carano and UFC veteran Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone in a western movie for The Daily Wire in 2022.

Nick Diaz ‘In Title Contention’ With UFC 266 Win

Nick Diaz will find himself in the title picture with a win over Robbie Lawler at UFC 266, according to former Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez.

Carano Makes ‘White Knuckle’ Return In 2022

Former Mandalorian star and ex-MMA headliner Gina Carano will make her return to movies with The Daily Wire from a script based on "White Knuckle" by Eric Red.

Werdum Wants To Kill The GOAT (Again)

Former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum did not make an impact with PFL and is hoping to get back to the top of the combat sports food chain by facing Fedor Emelianenko for Bellator MMA in Moscow.

Fandalorians Claim Carano Joined The Dark Side

Fire Gina Carano is now trending on Twitter after the outspoken Mandalorian star and retired MMA fighter upset hordes of Star Wars fans.

Werdum: ‘Advanced’ Talks With Bellator ‘A Matter Of Fedor Accepting’

Fabricio Werdum may be close to signing with Bellator MMA and is waiting for longtime rival Fedor Emelianenko to accept a heavyweight rematch.

Fedor Wants Werdum Rematch, Coker On Board

Fedor Emelianenko wants revenge against Fabricio Werdum after losing to the Brazilian under the Strikeforce banner and Bellator MMA President Scott Coker is ready to make that happen.

Carano Blasts Instagram For Yanking Topless Pic

Gina Carano topless pic was yanked by Instagram, drawing scorn from "Conviction," but not everyone was a fan of the ex-fighter’s decision to bare (mostly) all.

Rockhold Would Have Beaten Silva

Luke Rockhold insists he would have defeated ex-middleweight champion Anderson Silva had the two strikers collided in 2013.

‘King Mo’ Retires From MMA

Former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Muhammed Lawal, who also competed under the Bellator MMA banner, retired from mixed martial arts (MMA) and will now focus on coaching.

Fake News! Shammy Shoots Down Doggie Disinformation

Former UFC and Strikeforce fighter, Frank Shamrock, claims reports of him being investigated for animal cruelty are false and created to grab headlines with his name.

Gina Carano, Queen Of The Ragamuffins

Video: Former Strikeforce featherweight Gina Carano returns to the silver screen for "Scorched Earth" about a post-apocalyptic tale of survival.

The Strikeforce Connection

Former Strikeforce heavyweight Jason Freeman, grandson of Charles Manson, is fighting to gain control of his late grandpa’s estate.

Rogers Homeless, Arrested For Fondling Men In Minnesota

Former Strikeforce heavyweight power puncher, Brett Rogers, has been charged with with two counts of fifth-degree criminal sexual conduct and one count of interfering with someone’s privacy in Minnesota.

Scott Coker Re-Brands Bellator MMA As 'Spikeforce'

Former Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker, who was hired to replace the deposed Bjorn Rebney as President of Bellator MMA, is asking the mixed martial arts (MMA) community to give him 18 months to right the ship of "Spikeforce."

Watch Full Fedor Interview With Michael Schiavello

Watch former PRIDE FC heavyweight champion Fedor Emelianenko sit down with Michael "The Voice" Schiavello for a special one-hour video interview from last Friday night (Sept. 19, 2014) on AXS TV, discussing UFC, drugs in MMA, Mother Russia, and more!

White: 'Hollywood Lawyers' Slowed Carano Comeback

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White: Despite her "pain in the ass" lawyers, who like do to things the Hollywood way, former Strikeforce star Gina Carano's mixed martial arts (MMA) return "should happen."

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.


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