Tyron Woodley vs. Rudy Bears in Strikeforce Challengers main event on Nov. 20

NEW YORK (Oct. 16, 2009) – Fresh off a sparkling victory on Sept. 25, budding superstar and two-time All-American wrestler at the University of Missouri, undefeated Tyron “T-Wood” Woodley (4-0) of St. Louis, will come back on Friday, Nov. 20, when he faces dangerous Rudy Bears (13-5) of Kansas City in the featured bout of an outstanding Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) card at historic Memorial Hall in Kansas City.

The highly regarded Woodley will be making his main event debut in the scheduled three-round, 5-minute welterweight (170 pounds) bout that will be one of five televised on SHOWTIME at 11 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the west coast).

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“Strikeforce Challengers: Cummings vs. Kennedy” play-by-play commentary and results

“Strikeforce Challengers: Cummings vs. Kennedy” takes place tonight, Sept. 25, 2009, at the SpiritBank Event Center in Tulsa, Okla. The main card airs on Showtime beginning at 10 p.m. CT. As with all Strikeforce events, PROMMA.INFO will be providing live play-by-play commentary on all the action. So join us tonight as these up-and-comers in the world of MMA try to leave their mark on the sport and on their opponents.

Quick Results:

  • Tim Kennedy def. Zak Cummings by submission (north-south choke) Rd 2 (2:43)
  • Ray Sefo def. Kevin Jordan by submission (verbal) Rd 2 (:24)
  • Tyron Woodley def. Zach Light by submission (armbar) Rd 2 (3:38)
  • Thomas Longacre def. Travis Calanoc by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Daniel Cormier def. Gary Frazier by TKO (ground n’ pound) Rd 2 (3:39)
  • Jeri Sitzes def. Lacey Schuckman by TKO (strikes) Rd 3 (2:18)
  • Paul Bradley def. Levi Avera by unanimous decision
  • Trey Houston def. Brandon Gaines by submission (arm triangle choke) Rd 2 (1:28)
  • Kenny Giddens def. John Carson by submission (D’arce choke) Rd 2 (4:15)
  • Josh Pulsifer def. Nick Gibbons by submission (D’arce choke) Rd 1 (1:05)
  • Dillon Smith def. Lemont Davis by submission (rear naked choke) Rd 1 (1:15)

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Strikeforce, Action Fight League, G-Force, M-1 Challenge, Art of War and ADCC Picks

Andy Wang, everyone's favorite TUF Ronin, is back in action this weekend
Andy Wang is back

When I needed a big weekend to keep the percentage above 80, I failed. I ended up going 12-5 (1NC). That brings my picking record to 79-22 (10NC) which is a picking rate of 78%. This weekend we take a look at the next Strikeforce Challengers card as well as this year’s ADCC tournament.

Strikeforce Challengers “Kennedy vs. Cummings”
Tim Kennedy (9-0) vs. Zak Cummings (10-0)

Expect Tim Kennedy to win this battle between prospects. Kennedy will have success by taking Cummings down and implementing his ground game. Cummings has been impressive in his MMA career, but Kennedy will give him his first loss.
Pick = Tim Kennedy

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Undefeated Tyron Woodley takes on Zach Light at Strikeforce Challengers

Tyron Woodley will take on Zach Light at Strikeforce Challengers on Sept. 25
Tyron Woodley will take on Zach Light at Strikeforce Challengers on Sept. 25

NEW YORK (August 31, 2009) – Budding superstar and two-time All-American wrestler at the University of Missouri, Tyron “T-Wood” Woodley (5-0) of St. Louis, will face his sternest test to date when he meets former Tito Ortiz protégé, Zach “The Lisbon Outlaw” Light (4-8) of Huntington Beach, Calif., in a welterweight (170 pounds) fight at the STRIKEFORCE Challengers event in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on Friday, Sept. 25.

The three-round, 5-minute mixed martial arts (MMA) encounter at SpiritBank Event Center will be one of the five fights televised live on SHOWTIME.

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