Tate wants a piece of unbooked Cyborg

Invicta FC featherweight champion Cristiane Justino aka Cyborg may never get a chance to fight Ronda Rousey, but she may get the next best thing. Cyborg is 2-0 inside the Octagon fighting at a catch weight since she is a big 145 pound fighter without a 145 pound division to rule. This time former Strikeforce … Read more

Trevor Prangley to face Karl Amoussou in main event when Strikeforce Challengers series hits San Jose Feb. 26

NEW YORK (Jan 21, 2009)-World championship mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion STRIKEFORCE will return to its roots when it brings its Challengers fight series to The Civic Auditorium in San Jose, California on Friday, February 26.  Topping the card will be a middleweight (185 pounds) contest between wrestling powerhouse Trevor Prangley (22-5) and Karl Amoussou (11-2-1).

Undefeated power puncher Sarah Kaufman (10-0) will challenge Japan’s Takayo Hashi (12-1) in the first STRIKEFORCE women’s world bantamweight (135 pounds) championship matchup in history while Luke Rockhold (6-1), one of MMA’s brightest up and comers, will take on Paul Bradley (12-1) at middleweight.

Tickets for the first STRIKEFORCE Challengers event of 2010, priced from $30, go on sale at 10 a.m. PT tomorrow/Friday, January 22 at The San Jose Civic Auditorium box office, Ticketmaster (800-745-3000) and online at Ticketmaster.com and STRIKEFORCE.com.

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Tonight – Projekt Label & ProMMA.info present the Strikeforce Luke Rockhold after fight party in Fresno

Strikeforce – Challengers Series 4 ¬†takes place tonight in Fresno, Calif. The event airs live on Showtime beginning at 10 p.m. CT. You are not going to want to miss the fights. Not only the fights though; If you are in the Fresno area, then you are not going to want to miss what happens … Read more

THE INFO episode 36 – featuring Luke Rockhold

PROMMA.INFO’s Matt De La Rosa and ‘Fast Eddie’ Constantine welcomed their new co-host Dave Camarillo to the team on this week’s edition of THE INFO. Dave’s first show was a hit as the guys discussed Cain Velasquez and MMA’s Biggest Loser competition. Strikeforce Middleweight Luke Rockhold climbed up in the Guerrilla Jiu JItsu rafters to … Read more

PRO MMA Exclusive Interview – Luke Rockhold

PRO MMA’s (promma.info) “Fast Eddie” Constantine shot the breeze with Strikeforce Middleweight Luke Rockhold at the Guerrilla Jiu Jitsu grand opening this past Saturday. Rockhold recently received his Brown belt from Dave Camarillo and talked about what it has been like working under the watchful eye of Camarillo, grappling competitions, battling injuries and Strikeforce Please … Read more

Jesse “JT Money” Taylor to face Luke Rockhold at Strikeforce Challengers on Nov. 6

Jesse "JT Money" Taylor takes on Luke Rockhold on Nov. 6 in Fresno.
Jesse "JT Money" Taylor takes on Luke Rockhold Nov. 6 in Fresno.

On Friday, Nov. 6, 2009, Strikeforce – Challenger Series 4 will take place at the Save Mart Center in Fresno, Calif. and air live on Showtime. In addition to the main event between Billy Evangelista and Jorge Gurgel, The Ultimate Fighter 7 finalist Jesse Taylor (13-4) will be taking on Strikeforce submission expert Luke Rockhold (5-1).

PROMMA.INFO confirmed the bout on Tuesday with sources close to the fighters’ camps and both fighters announced the fight on their Facebook accounts today.

Taylor made his Strikeforce debut in August against Xtreme Couture “Thoroughbred” Jay Hieron. Taylor was on a seven fight win streak going into the fight but lost a unanimous decision after three hard rounds.

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AKA Insight: in THE INFO studio with “Crazy” Bob Cook and Luke Rockhold

The famed American Kickboxing Academy made its presence felt on this special in studio edition of THE INFO when “Crazy” Bob Cook and Luke Rockhold (5-1) stopped by the show. Matt De La Rosa and “Fast” Eddie Constantine talked with the guys about all things MMA, AKA, Strikeforce, UFC, Santa Cruz and business. Cook filled … Read more

“Strikeforce Challengers: Villasenor vs. Cyborg” live play-by-play and results

“Strikeforce Challengers: Villasenor vs. Cyborg” takes place tonight, Friday, June 19, 2009, at the ShoWare Center in Kent, Wash., and PRO MMA (promma.info) is sitting ringside to bring you the live round-by-round updates and results.

Quick Results:

-Steve Hadsel def. Taylor Roberts by knockout (punches) rd1
-Len Bentley def. Marques Daniels by unanimous decision
-Landon Showalter def. George Stork by unanimous decision
-Lyle Beerbohm def. Duane Ludwig by rear-naked choke rd1
-Brian Caraway def. Alex Zuniga by nanimous decision
-Dennis Hallman def. Justin Davis by rear-naked choke rd1
-Luke Rockhold def. Cory Devela by rear-naked choke rd1
-Sarah Kaufman def. Shayna Baszler by unanimous decision
-Jorge Gurgel def. Conor Heun by unanimous decision
-Tim Kennedy def. Nick Thompson by submission (strikes) rd2
-Joey Villasenor def. Evangelista Santos by split decision

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PRO MMA (promma.info) was sitting cage side at “Strikeforce: Shamrock vs. Diaz” Saturday night, April 11, in San Jose, California. From the first bout to the last, the entire card was action packed. Only one fight went the distance and it was on the under card un-televised portion. Showtime viewers got a real treat with this reintroduction to MMA.

In the end, “The Legend” seemed more like a fable as the younger, taller, longer, and larger Nick Diaz kept Shamrock at bay with jabs and combinations. Shamrock occasionally found his way through the forest of punches but it was rare and even then it was only one or two shots at a time.

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PRO MMA exclusive interview: Luke Rockhold

PRO MMA’s (promma.info) “Fast Eddie” Constantine caught up with Strikeforce middleweight and American Kickboxing Academy prospect; Luke Rockhold while at the Josh Thomson media day on Tuesday. Rockhold is coming off two straight victories in Strikeforce over Josh Neal and Nik Theotikos.

Rockhold will face Team Quest’s Buck Meredith on April 11th at the Strikeforce “Shamrock vs. Diaz” card. “Fast Eddie” grabbed a few words from the young 185 pounder prior to the pro practice at AKA.

PRO MMA: Luke, how has the training been going for the fight?
ROCKHOLD: Its going good. I’m training as hard as ever, at AKA we don’t mess around. Just doing everything that I have to do to win the fight.

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