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Tim Kennedy talks about his July 14 Strikeforce middleweight title fight against Luke Rockhold, why he feels both he and Rockhold don’t get the attention they deserve.
Strikeforce heavyweights and finalists of the heavyweight grand prix Josh Barnett and Daniel Cormier talk to the media the day before UFC 145 in Atlanta. Barnett and Cormier talked about their respective backgrounds in pro and amateur wrestling, the future of Fedor Emelianenko, the relationship between wrestling and MMA and much more.
The Gracie Academy on NBC – 1st look.
Strikeforce fighter and ADCC champion, Roger Gracie, has opted to drop from light heavyweight to the middleweight division for his next fight. Gracie also joined the Black House team, joining fighters like Lyoto Machida and the Nogueira brothers.
Strikeforce welterweight fighter Paul ‘Semtex’ Daley’s “Just another day” video series – Speed and Power.
World-class welterweight and Strikeforce contender Paul “Semtex” Daley trains at Tiger Muay Thai in preparation for his upcoming fight against Kazuo Misaki.
Last week Strikeforce light heavyweight fighter Mo Lawal tested positive for a banned substance and was subsiquently suspended for a year and stripped of his victory over Lorenz Larkin.
Fighters Urijah Faber, Brian Bowles, Cung Le, Danny Castillo, Joseph Benavidez, Ray Sefo and King Mo Lawal talk about whether they feel MMA will ever become a college sport.
Last week at the Strikeforce event “King” Mo Lawal took time out of his press conference to take a shot at Quinton “Rampage” Jackson. Jackson on Inside MMA this week took time to take some shots back at Lawal.
“I don’t like the guy. He’s a hater. He’s a big time hater, you know what I’m sayin’? He’s been calling me out on Twitter and stuff. He’s just hatin’ big time. He, uh, he told me a while ago that he wanted to fight me when I’m on my way out. When I’m over the hill. Like most fighters, we get old and the time comes to retire. He said that’s when he wants to fight me, years ago. Now he’s comin’ at me like I’m on my way out.”
Dana White Interview Starts around the 4:00 mark. Dana says, “”UFC in New York will happen this year 2012, I guarantee it!” Scott Coker talks at the 16:50 Mark.
The official recap of all 5 fights from the Jan 7th Strikeforce on Showtime event. Relive all of the excitement of headliner Luke Rockhold’s title defense against Keith Jardine. Plus, Robbie Lawler vs. Adlan Amagov, King Mo Lawal vs. Lorenz Larkin, Tyron Woodley vs. Jordan Mein, and the bloody bout between Tarec Saffiedine and Tyler Stinson.
UFC president Dana White took a couple of minutes to talk to Mauro Ranallo during the Showtime “Rokchold vs. Jardine” broadcast to talk about the future of the Strikeforce promotion.
Tyron Woodley talks about his victory over Jordan Mein and how he wants to fight for the belt the next time he steps in the Strikeforce cage.
Strikeforce fighter payouts for the “Rockhold vs. Jardine” event this past Saturday night (Jan. 7, 2012) were released to earlier this morning by the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC).
Hard-hitting middleweight brawler Robbie Lawler was the top earner of the night, bagging $150,000 for defeating Adlan Amagov in the night’s co-main event.
Luke Rockhold: $90,000 ($65,000 to show, $25,000 to win)
Keith Jardine: $30,000
Robbie Lawler: $150,000 (flat rate, no win bonus)
Adlan Amagov: $10,000
Muhammed Lawal: $95,000 ($80,000 to show, $15,000 to win)
Lorenz Larkin: $17,000
Tyron Woodley: $60,000 ($30,000 to show, $30,000 to win)
Jordan Mein: $9,000
Tarec Saffiedine: $31,000 ($15,500 to show, $15,500 to win)
Tyler Stinson: $4,000
Na-Shon Burrell: $8,000 ($4,000 to show, $4,000 to win)
James Terry: $9,000
Gian Villante: $20,000 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 to win)
Trevor Smith: $4,000
Ricky Legere: $10,000 ($5,000 to show, $5,000 to win)
Chris Spang: $6,000
Estevan Payan: $8,000 ($4,000 to show, $4,000 to win)
Alonzo Martinez: $5,000
The total disclosed payroll for Strikeforce: “Rockhold vs. Jardine” was $566,000.
Former Strikeforce champion “King Mo” Lawal talks about referee Kim Winslow’s late stoppage this past Saturday.