Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker on Jan. 13 clarified that heavyweight tournament quarterfinal and semi-final bouts will be three round contests, clearing up confusion of whether there would be five-round contests with the belt on the line.
The deal is done; the stage is set; the time is fast approaching: three clichés that fans around the world have been eagerly waiting to hear. On February 12th, when the first bell sounds to kick off what is being widely considered as the greatest heavyweight tournament in mixed martial arts history, it’s in proper … Read more
Six additional hard-hitting heavyweight fighters have been called to action for the STRIKEFORCE and M-1 Global co-promotion and historic kick-off of the STRIKEFORCE World Grand Prix – Heavyweight Tournament on Saturday, Feb. 12, live on SHOWTIME® (10 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast) from IZOD Center in East Rutherford, N.J.
Strikeforce has added three heavyweight bouts to its Feb. 12 show in East Rutherford, N.J., to help kick off the start of its talent-laden eight-man heavyweight tournament.
Tickets will go on sale next week for stage one of the Strikeforce heavyweight tournament on Feb. 12 in East Rutherford, N.J., featuring Fedor Emelianenko vs. Antonio Silva.
The first two quarterfinal match-ups for Strikeforce’s eight-man single-elimination heavyweight tournament will take place at the IZOD Center in E. Rutherford, N.J. on Feb. 12.
NEW YORK (Jan. 4, 2011) – World championship Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) promotions STRIKEFORCE and M-1 GLOBAL, in association with premium television network SHOWTIME have signed a new, multi-year agreement to co-promote events headlined by the MMA legend Fedor “The Last Emperor” Emelianenko (31-2, 1 NC). In addition, STRIKEFORCE has assembled eight of the world’s … Read more
Former PRIDE champion Fedor Emelianenko will reportedly fight Antonio Silva in a Strikeforce tournament that includes Andrei Arlovski, Josh Barnett, and Fabricio Werdum.
Strikeforce is reportedly looking to put together a heavyweight tournament in 2011 with 8 fighters, including champion Alistair Overeem, Fabricio Werdum, Fedor Emelianenko, and Josh Barnett.
The lengthy negotiations between Strikeforce and M-1 to sign Fedor Emelianenko to an extension and recent news that Fedor will likely not fight Antonio Silva on Jan. 29 unfortunately sounds all too familiar.