Ovince Saint Preux expecting toughest fight of career against Gian Villante at UFC 159

Former University of Tennessee linebacker and Strikeforce veteran Ovince Saint Preux (12-5) makes his long-awaited UFC debut this Saturday at UFC 159 in New Jersey when he takes on fellow Strikeforce vet Gian Villante (10-3).

UFC on FOX 7: Gilbert Melendez talks having tools to beat Ben Henderson (Video)

Gilbert Melendez

UFC lightweight contender Gilbert Melendez will make his octagon debut on Saturday night at the UFC on FOX 7 event. He’ll be taking on Ben Henderson for the UFC lightweight title in the main event. He appeared on FUEL TV’s “Ultimate Insider” on Tuesday night and talked to Jon Anik about why he deserves the title shot as the final Strikeforce lightweight champion.

Lorenz ‘The Monsoon’ Larkin signs Paradigm MMA Management for full-service representation

(Irvine, CA) Lorenz “The Monsoon” Larkin has signed with Paradigm MMA Management for full service representation. The 26-year-old Strikeforce veteran is 13-0-1 in this professional MMA career, including a 4-0-1 record in his five Strikeforce fights. Lorenz will be coming into the UFC’s Middleweight division after making the drop from Light Heavyweight. Lorenz is looking … Read more

Top five moments at UFC 156

The UFC 156: Aldo vs. Edgar event took place on Saturday night at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. It was a night of upsets and overall an excellent event except for the co-main event between former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira. Let’s take a look at the top five moments of the event.

Tito Ortiz thinks Ronda Rousey vs. Cyborg Santos fight could be in jeopardy

Former UFC light heavyweight champion and UFC Hall of Famer Tito Ortiz has retired from competing in MMA. He doesn’t plan to disappear from the sport as he has now thrown his hat into the fighter management side of things. He manages former Strikeforce featherweight women’s champion Cyborg Santos and is trying to work with the UFC to put together the biggest women’s super fight of all time in Cyborg Santos and Ronda Rousey.

List of Strikeforce fighters joining the UFC roster

There were some Strikeforce fighters that we already knew would be joining the UFC roster once the final Strikeforce show took place. However, UFC Tonight reporter Ariel Helwani was able to confirm a few more fighters that will joining the big show on Tuesday night

Independent MMA Link Club: UFC on FX 7, Bisping, Strikeforce photos and more

MMA link club

This week’s Independent MMA Link Club includes a preview of Saturday’s UFC on FX 7 card, Michael Bisping’s thoughts on Vitor Belfort being a nice tune-up fight for Anderson Silva, photos from the Strikeforce finale, the top Asian MMA fighters to follow on Twitter, Bluegrass Brawl 5 results, a profile of combat sports photographer Tom Barnes and a look at a product for those who want to sweat more during workouts.

Strikeforce salaries: Josh Barnett leads payroll with $250,000K

The Oklahoma State Athletic Commission.has released the reported salaries of the fighters who fought on the final Strikeforce event in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on Saturday night.