Pictures: Strikeforce Challengers 9

“Strikeforce Challengers 9” took place at Comcast Arena in Everett, Wash., on Friday, July 23, 2010. In the main event, undefeated heavyweight Shane Del Rosario continued his rise with a first round knockout of Hawaii’s Lolohea Mahe. In the co-main event, Strikeforce‘s unbeaten 135 lb. women’s champion Sarah Kaufman power-bombed highly-respected veteran Roxanne Modafferi by … Read more

Erin Toughill discusses upcoming Strikeforce debut set for Nov. 7

Photo: Sherdog - Erin Toughill prepares for her Strikeforce debut on Nov. 7.

ProMMA.info’s Vixens of Vengeance, the CageDivas, spoke with top female fighter Erin Toughill this week. Toughill is of course a pioneer in women’s MMA.

The Divas asked her about her upcoming fight on Nov. 7 with Marloes Coenen which will be featured on Strikeforce:

“I had a meeting with Scott Coker up in LA and talked to him for about an hour or so and just expressed what I wanted to do in the division and how I’d like to be a part of it… I think a lot of people knew that Aug. 15 I was supposed to be on the under-card and my management at the time, I just had a lot of issues with communication and contract issues, and we just weren’t able to get anything written to have me involved in that portion… By the time everything blew aside… it was just too late to do anything. From that point until now we have been negotiating and it finally came about even if it was by default. I’m happy to get my opportunity. It was a multi-fight deal that I signed and this will be the first one and I’m taking Cyborg’s place because she got injured.”

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CageDivas episode 4 – featuring Esther Lin and Erin Toughill

The CageDivas arrived with two stellar interviews to kick off the month of October. CageDiva’s Kim Kasper, Laura McKinney and Miesha Tate talked to one of the most recognized and renowned photographers in MMA; Esther Lin. The ladies asked Esther about how she got into MMA, the Gina Carano ESPN Magazine cover, shooting Kimbo Slice, … Read more

Gina Carano, Mitsuhiro Ishida workout quotes and photos

Photo Credit: Esther Lin/Strikeforce  -- All eyes will be on MMA superstar Gina Carano (pictured) and her opponent, Cris Cyborg, this Saturday on SHOWTIME (10:30 p.m. ET/PT delayed on the west coast).
Photo Credit: Esther Lin/Strikeforce -- All eyes will be on MMA superstar Gina Carano (pictured) and her opponent, Cris Cyborg, this Saturday on SHOWTIME (10:30 p.m. ET/PT delayed on the west coast).
SAN JOSE, CALIF. (Aug. 11, 2009) – Female MMA superstar Gina Carano and Japanese wrestling expert Mitsuhiro Ishida participated in a media workout Tuesday at American Kickboxing Academy in San Jose, Calif.

Two of the top female fighters in the world, the undefeated Carano and Brazilian powerhouse Cris Cyborg will battle for the first-ever STRIKEFORCE Women’s Championship title on Saturday, Aug. 15 live on SHOWTIME® at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif.

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