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Gesias Cavalcante vs Lyle Beerbohm, Added to ‘Fedor vs Henderson’ fight card

Written on July 08, 2011 by Avlya Jaie

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The bout between Gesias Cavalcante and Lyle Beerbohm has been listed to July 30's Strikeforce: "Fedor vs. Henderson" event.

The upcoming Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Henderson event will be more thrilling, as it adds the face-off between Gesias Cavalcante and Lyle Beerbohm. The ‘Fedor vs Henderson’ fight card will be held on July 30 at the Hoffman Estates in Illinois.

Gesias Cavalcante’s recent bout against Justin Wilcox was ruled a no contest, after he accidentally injured the latter’s eye during the Strikeforce: “Overeem vs Werdum” event in Dallas. “JZ” now only owns a single victory since September of 2007. Meanwhile, Lyle Beerbohm had shown a great performance throughout his mixed martial arts career. The fighter boasts a current record of 16-0, including several promotions around the United States. Beerbohm had participated in most big Strikeforce events, which includes the one held last April 9 wherein his neck was cranked after he initiated a grappling match with Shinya Aoki.

The July 30’s event will also highlight the bout between Russian heavyweight – Fedor Emelianenko – and Light Heavyweight Champ, Dan Henderson. For more news regarding the ‘Fedor vs Henderson’ fight, stay tuned to Fighting Insider.

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Shinya Aoki vs Lyle Beerbohm, Set for Strikeforce April 9 Card

Written on March 08, 2011 by Markham Mencken

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A very interesting match-up was made by Strikeforce, as Shinya Aoki faces Lyle Beerbohm at the promotion's April 9 card.

Rumors on who will face Shinya Aoki at Strikeforce’s April 9 card has been rampant for weeks now. Names like Hiroyuki Takaya and Gesias Calvancante emerged, but it seems that Lyle Beerbohm will be the one to challenge the Japanese grappler.

If not bizarre, the Shinya Aoki vs Lyle Beerbohm fight is an interesting match-up for Strikeforce to make. Lyle Beerbohm was on a 15-fight winning streak, after suffering his first loss to Pat Healy last February. Shinya Aoki, on the other hand, carries a three-fight victory sweep before acquiring a knockout loss from Yuichiro Nagashima at Dynamite! 2010.

Check out the current fight card for Strikeforce’s April 9 event.

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Strikeforce Challengers 14 Quick Results

Written on February 21, 2011 by Markham Mencken

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The Strikeforce Challengers 14 just came to an end, and all the results are in. Who among your favorite fighters went out of the cage victorious, and who went home empty-handed?

Last February 18, Pat Healy stained Lyle Beerbohm’s clean record in an entertaining fight at Strikeforce Challengers 14. Lyle Beerbohm is no longer undefeated, as Pat Healy gave him the his first loss via unanimous decision. The former’s record dropped to 15-1, while the latter improved his resume with 26-17.

In other Strikeforce Challengers 14 action, Ryan Couture submitted Lee Higgins via rear-naked choke, just 19 minutes before the first round ended. Carlo Prater also put a solid show last Friday, as he dispatched Bryan Travers with an anaconda choke. David Douglas, on the other hand, submitted Nick Gonzales in 65 seconds, while Ryan Larson finished Erik Apple with a triangle choke on the second round.

Check out the Strikeforce Challengers 14 quick results after the skip.

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Strikeforce Challengers 14, Ready for Action

Written on February 15, 2011 by Markham Mencken

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With the first couple of fights in the historic Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix out of the way, the San Jose-based promotion now turns its attention to the upcoming Strikeforce Challengers 14 card set this weekend.

After the first Heavyweight Grand Prix, Strikeforce now turns its attention to the upcoming Challengers 14 card. Set to take place on February 18, in Austin, Texas, the Strikeforce Challengers 14 will green lit a lightweight bout between Lyle Beerbohm and Pat Healy.

Also included in the card is a 160lbs. catchweight fight between Carlo Prater and Bryan Travers. Ryan Couture will also be back in action after acquiring a staph infection, as he faces Lee Higgins in a lightweight bout at Strikeforce Challengers 14. A welterweight clash between Erik Apple and Ryan Larson is also featured in the event. Nick Gonzalez will also lock horns against David Douglas in a catchweight battle at 150lbs.

The Strikeforce Challengers 14 will kick off on Showtime at 11 pm ET/PT on Saturday, February 18.

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