Shamar Bailey replaces Bryan Travers, will fight Justin “The Silverback” Wilcox at Strikeforce Challengers March 26 in Fresno

NEW YORK (Feb. 19, 2010) – A winner of four in a row, Shamar Bailey (10-1), of Chicago, will face Justin “The Silverback’’ Wilcox (8-3), of San Jose, Calif., on a stacked STRIKEFORCE Challengers mixed martial arts (MMA) fight card at Save Mart Center in Fresno, Calif., on Friday, March 26. Bailey is a replacement … Read more

PROMMA.INFO Strikeforce “Challengers Series 4” Photo Gallery

PROMMA.INFO’s Matt De La Rosa was cage side at the SaveMart Center for Strikeforce Challengers Series 4 this past Friday in Fresno, California. Below are several photos from the exciting night of fights and the entire 400+ photo gallery can be viewed by clicking, here.

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Strikeforce: Challengers Series conference call audio & highlights

Strikeforce and Showtime held a conference call earlier this afternoon to promote their upcoming Strikeforce: Challengers Series card in Fresno, Calif., at the Savemart Center on May 15.

CEO Scott Coker was on hand with main event fighters Mike Aina, Billy Evangelista, Miesha Tate and Sarah Kaufman. Also on the call was Showtime’s Senior Vice President, Kent Hershman. PRO MMA (http://promma.info) took part in conference call along with other major MMA media outlets.

Below you will find the complete audio from the conference call as well as some of the highlights.

STRIKEFORCE CHALLENGERS conference call audio:
[podcast]http://promma.info/audio/strikeforcecall.mp3[/podcast]

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Miesha Tate captures 135 pound title at Freestyle Cage Fighting

Miesha Tate defeated Liz Carriero this past Saturday in Shawnee, Oklahoma for Freestyle Cage Fighting’s 135 pound women’s title. Tate (6-1) has won her last five bouts and will ride her winning streak into Fresno, California on May 15th, when Strikeforce and Showtime will debut the new ShoMMA series.

Carriero (3-5) has called FCF home for the majority of her career, fighting in the promotion for seven of her eight career bouts. Despite coming in as the underdog, Carriero faced stiff competition against veteran fighters Katrina Alendal and Alexis Davis prior to facing Tate.

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