Scott Coker talks “Heavy Artillery” and Overeem vs Fedor *VIDEO*

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker talks about how impressed he was with Alistair Overeem and how easily he handled Brett Rogers at “Strikeforce: Heavy Artillery” Saturday night. Coker is confident they can put together an Overeem vs. Fedor Emelianenko fight if Fedor is able to get past Fabricio Werdum in June. Coker … Read more

“Strikeforce: Heavy Artillery” recap: Overeem demolishes Rogers, Silva decisions Arlovski

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Strikeforce Heavyweight Champion Alistair Overeem predicted a first round KO against Brett Rogers.  He delivered.  “Demolition Man” dominated Rogers, using his superior kickboxing, then transitioning to a brutal ground and pound attack to quickly dispatch “The Grim.” Rogers had no answer for the top game of Overeem, as “The Demolition Man” … Read more

Six questions with Matt Lindland who faces Strikeforce newcomer “Jacare” Souza on Dec. 19, 2009, Showtime card

Lindland faces "Jacare" on Showtime

SAN JOSE, Calif. (Dec. 17, 2009) – Former Olympic wrestling medalist Matt “The Law” Lindland, who recently took a stab at the world of politics, answered Six Questions recently posed to him regarding his highly-anticipated return to mixed martial arts (MMA) action this Saturday during the live SHOWTIME® telecast of STRIKEFORCE:  Evolution.

Lindland (21-6) will take on submission expert “Jacare” Souza (10-2) at middleweight (185 pounds) on the star-studded fight card being headlined by Cung Le vs. Scott Smith at HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif.

Lindland, the 2000 Olympic Games silver medalist in Greco-Roman wrestling, holds wins against Pat Miletich, as well as former champion Carlos Newton and Jeremy Horn. Lindland is one of only two men to submit Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt Travis Lutter.

Read moreSix questions with Matt Lindland who faces Strikeforce newcomer “Jacare” Souza on Dec. 19, 2009, Showtime card

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Former Strikeforce champ Cung Le returns to action Dec. 19 against Scott Smith

Cung Le takes on Scott Smith Dec. 19.
Cung Le takes on Scott Smith at Strikeforce Dec. 19.

(PRESS RELEASE) – The stakes will be high when STRIKEFORCE closes out a spectacular 2009 with the return of one of the most prolific and exciting fighters in Mixed Martial Arts – unbeaten former STRIKEFORCE world middleweight champion Cung Le, who will headline a star-studded lineup at HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif. on Saturday, Dec. 19, on SHOWTIME®.

Joining the legendary Le (6-0) will be five other outstanding and widely recognized 185-pound stalwarts, Scott “Hands Of Steel” Smith (16-6), “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler (16-5), Matt “The Law” Lindland (21-6) and highly regarded STRIKEFORCE newcomers Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza (10-2) and Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal (5-0), who will be making their respective highly anticipated debuts for the organization. Souza will face Lindland. Opponents for Lawler and “King Mo” will be announced soon.

Read moreFormer Strikeforce champ Cung Le returns to action Dec. 19 against Scott Smith

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Middleweight star Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza signs with Strikeforce

NEW YORK (August 5, 2009)–- Dream Middleweight Grand Prix runner-up and submission wizard Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza (10-2) has signed a multi-fight agreement with world championship mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion STRIKEFORCE.

Souza is expected to fulfill the first fight on his contract in the fall.

“I am very excited that I will have the opportunity to fight in STRIKEFORCE amongst many of the world’s best middleweight fighters,” said the 29-year-old Souza, a native of Brazil, who established his position as a top tier middleweight last year after placing second in the 2008 Dream Middleweight Grand Prix single elimination tournament in Japan.

Read moreMiddleweight star Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza signs with Strikeforce

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Kingdom of Mayhem: Road to Dream MW Championship, part 1

On May 26, 2009 Bully Beatdown star Jason “Mayhem” Miller will take a break from MTV to travel to the land of the rising sun for a fight of his own. He will be fighting Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza for the DREAM Middleweight Title. “Mayhem” lost a unanimous decision to “Jacare” in June 2008 at DREAM … Read more

“Mayhem” and the “Crocodile”

By MAD Dream 4 is right around the corner, and with a weekend jam packed with MMA, one of the most colorful personalities in the fight game is back at it again.  PRO MMA’s very own “Tru” interviewed Jason “Mayhem” Miller a few days ago, and as usual Mayhem was as crazy as ever.  He told … Read more

I’m dreaming of “DREAM 4”

With all the talk of recent and upcoming UFC events, and the blockbuster Fedor vs. Sylvia matchup with Affliction, it’s easy to overlook the upcoming middleweight grand prix this Sunday live from Japan that is Dream 4.  The card has some very interesting matchups and is sure to be an exciting yet long night of … Read more