Following Strikeforce’s final event Saturday night in Oklahoma City, Showtime spoke with the night’s main card victors, including Tarec Saffiedine who won the welterweight title, Daniel Cormier who stopped Dion Staring, “Jacare” Souza who submitted UFC’s Ed Herman, Josh Barnett who submitted Nandor Guelmino and Gegard Mousasi who submitted Mike Kyle.
Stephen Espinoza, Vice President of Showtime Sports, explains why Showtime will no longer be in the Strikeforce business after this Saturday.
Stephen Espinoza, Showtime Sports Vice President and General Manager, talks about the demise of Strikeforce and the future of MMA programming on Showtime.
Part 2 of “All Access: Ronda Rousey” continues Showtime’s intimate look into the life of the Strikeforce women’s bantamweight champion who will defend her title for the first time this Saturday night against former 135 pound champ Sarah Kaufman. Part 2 focuses more on Ronda’s training as she travels to Lodi to train with the Diaz brothers and work on her boxing with coach Richard Perez.
Tonight (Wednesday, Aug. 15) the Showtime Sports cameras will return with their in-depth look at Ronda Rousey, female mixed martial arts’ leading lady of the moment, just three days away from her first Strikeforce bantamweight title defense against former 135-pound champion and current No. 1 contender Sarah Kaufman.