Independent MMA Link Club: UFC 153 preview, Luke Rockhold injured, Justin Edwards interview

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We’ve got a UFC 153 preview, an interview with UFC welterweight Justin Edwards, news that Strikeforce champion Luke Rockhold is out of his scheduled November title defense and more.

PRO MMA Training Camp feature: Eric Lawson

In one of his last hard training sessions leading up to his bout this Saturday, PRO MMA ( got a peek at one of Eric Lawson’s sparring sessions at Combat Fitness in Concord, California. The Strikeforce middleweight traded leather with champion Muay-Thai practitioner Caley Scott and UFC veteran Gil Castillo.

Lawson (8-2) had been set to take on American Kickboxing Academy’s Richard Montoya, however, Montoya was forced to back out due to injury. Derrick Thornton had been slated to take Montoya’s place but Waylon Kennell (4-1) will go toe-to-toe with Lawson on April 11th at Strikeforce: Shamrock vs. Diaz.

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Scott Smith at Strikeforce post fight press conference

PRO MMA ( reporter, Fast Eddie was on hand for the Strikeforce: Destruction post fight press conference and brought back a ton of goodies including this footage of Scott Smith talking about his vicious KO victory over Terry Martin.

To view more of our exclusive coverage of the Strikeforce event…

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Bobby Southworth at Strikeforce post fight press conference

Bobby Southworth talks to the press at the Strikeforce: Destruction post-fight press conference after losing his Light Heavyweight Title to Renato “Babalu” Sobral. PRO MMA ( was on hand to bring you this exclusive video.

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