August 10th, 2009

Nick Diaz will not be appearing on the August 15th Strikeforce card after failing to obtain a license to fight in California after missing a scheduled CSAC drug test last Friday.  In his place, Jay Hieron will now face The Ultimate Fighter 7 contestant Jesse Taylor.  Taylor is on a seven fight win streak since […]

August 5th, 2009

Submission wizard Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza has signed a multi-fight deal with rising promotion Strikeforce. Jacare is a very exciting fighter who brings a great MMA Jiu Jitsu game to the table, and can threaten any of the worlds 185 pounders. It will be interesting to see who he is matched against this fall, when he […]

August 3rd, 2009

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FEDOR SIGNS World’s No. 1 MMA Heavyweight To Fight In STRIKEFORCE / M-1 Global Co-Promoted Events First Fight To Air This Fall, Live on SHOWTIME® NEW YORK (August 3, 2009)–After a week of intense negotiations and speculation, the hottest topic of discussion in the professional fight world has come to a head […]

July 27th, 2009

The highly-anticipated showdown between Renato “Babalu” Sobral (35-8) and Gegard Mousasi (25-2-1), which was suddenly cancelled by its original promoter last week, has been revitalized and will be contested with Sobral’s Strikeforce World Light Heavyweight (205 pounds) Championship on the line at San Jose, California’s HP Pavilion on Saturday, August 15. The title bout will […]

July 24th, 2009

Its been a bad week for MMA fight promotions not named the UFC.  Affliction has canceled its fight card and Strikforce has had to cancel two title matches on its August 15th card.  First the Alistair Overeem vs Fabricio Werdum fight was canceled for the August 15 due to a Overeem hand injury.  Now the […]

July 21st, 2009

Strikeforce Heavyweight Champion Alistair “The Demolition Man” Overeem has re-injured a hand and will not be able to defend his title against Fabricio “Vai Cavalo” Werdum at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California on Saturday, August 15. The other three Strikeforce world championship fights remain intact: Gina Carano will collide with Cris Cyborg in […]

July 6th, 2009

STRIKEFORCE World Heavyweight Champion Alistair “The Demolition Man” Overeem (29-11) will put his coveted title on the line and, at the same time, attempt to avenge a previous defeat when he squares off with old nemesis and two-time Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu World Champion Fabricio “Vai Cavalo” Werdum (11-4-1) during the live, SHOWTIME® telecast of STRIKEFORCE:  “Carano […]

June 19th, 2009

Its a busy weekend for MMA.  Bellator is crowning two champions tonight,  Strikeforce has their Challengers card in Washington, and the UFC is holding their Ultimate Fighter 9 Finale.  Here are some quick picks by the Top MMA News staff on some of the key fights this weekend:

June 12th, 2009

Two years ago, Lyle Beerbohm was sitting in a prison cell, serving an 18 month sentence.  A crystal meth addict, he had stolen from his loved ones and committed multiple felonies during a dreadful, downward spiral. On June 19, the reborn 30-year-old native of Spokane, Washington will attempt to continue his miraculous and inspiring transformation […]

June 9th, 2009

Date: August 15, 2009 Location HP Pavilion in San Jose, California TV: Showtime (US) , Super Channel Fights (Canada) Main Card Gina Carano vs Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos for Strikeforce Women’s 145 lb title Mitsuhiro Ishida vs Gilbert Melendez for Interim Strikeforce Lightweight title Renato “Babalu” Sobral vs Gegard Mousasi for Strikeforce Light-Heavyweight title Jay Hieron […]

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