Strikeforce lightweight champ Gilbert Melendez (20-2) will put his title on the line against Josh Thomson (19-4) in a May 19 rubber match at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif.
UFC 139 headliners Dan Henderson and Maurico “Shogun” Rua, along with co-headliners Wanderlei Silva and Cung Le, took part in a media conference call Wednesday to help promote Saturday’s fight card.
Former WEC bantamweight champ Miguel Torres will face Nick Pace Nov. 19 in San Jose. A bantamweight bout between Johnny Eduardo and Michael McDonald has also been added.
Former Strikeforce middleweight champion Cung Le will make his UFC debut against former UFC light heavyweight champion Vitor Belfort at UFC 139 on Nov. 19 at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif.
Brazilian lightweights Rafael Dos Anjos (15-5) and Gleison Tibau (23-7) have verbally agreed to fight at UFC 139 on Nov. 19 at UFC 139 at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif., the former home of Strikeforce.
Live on SHOWTIME® at 10 p.m. ET/PT SAN JOSE, CALIF. (Aug. 21, 2010) – The STRIKEFORCE men’s and women’s Welterweight World Champions Nick Diaz (170-pounds) and Sarah Kaufman (135-pounds) will return to the cage on Saturday, Oct. 9 at HP Pavilion in San Jose, LIVE on SHOWTIME® (10 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the west coast). … Read more
Josh Thomson-Pat Healy Fight Also Added To “Fedor vs. Werdum’’ NEW YORK (June 2, 2010) – Can Scott “Hands Of Steel’’ Smith, aka “The Comeback Kid,’’ do it again? On Saturday, June 26, at HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif., on SHOWTIME®, Smith will attempt to make it two consecutive victories over Cung Le in … Read more
Tickets For STRIKEFORCE and M-1 Global: Fedor vs. Werdum Go On Sale Tomorrow/Friday SAN JOSE, Calif. (May 13, 2010) – For the first time in the history of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), the No. 1 male and female fighters in the world will step into the cage on the same night as the top men’s … Read more