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Vitor Belfort and Dan henderson will meet for the second time in UFC FIght Night 32
The upcoming UFC Fight Night 32 which will be held on November 9 at Goiania, Brazil has finalized its main and preliminary card with a 12-fight line up. The event will be headlined by the rematch of MMA legends Dan Henderson and Vitor Belfort. The two have faced each other in Pride way back in 2006. In that fight, Hendo defeated Belfort via unanimous decision. UFC Fight Night 32 will be the 12th time for the promotion to hold their show in Brazil. In the recent 11 events, the Brazilians have dominated their foreign counterparts by winning 59 out of 79 bouts.Read the rest of the article »
Thiago Silva tipped the scales 2 lbs over the contracted weight limit of the light heavyweight division
Barueri, Brazil – Thiago Silva again violated the rules of the octagon by failing to make the required weight limit for his fight against Matt Hamill. The light heavyweight division has an original limit of 205lbs but since it is a non-title fight, an allowance of a pound is given to the fighters. Silva however, has weighed 2 lbs north of 206. He is given two hours to shed weight but he was unsuccessful in his attempt. Meanwhile Hamill has tipped the scales at exactly 205.Read the rest of the article »
In addition to a one-year suspension, the CSAC issued Cavalcante a $2,500 fine.
Strikeforce’s former champion Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante was suspended by the California State Athletic Commission for testing positive for a banned substance, after his win against Mike Kyle, last month in the concluded “Strikeforce: Heavyweight Grand Prix Final” event.Read the rest of the article »
Strikeforce’s rumored light heavyweight title bout between Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante and Dan Henderson is now official! Are you ready to place your bets?
It’s now official! Last Saturday, Strikeforce announced that a light heavyweight bout between Dan Henderson and Rafel “Feijao” Cavalcante is set to take action on March 5. In addition to this, it is rumored that Jason “Mayhem” Miller will have a middleweight tilt against Tim Kennedy. Also included in the card is a women’s 135-pound title clash pitting Marloes Coenen and Miesha Tate.
The Henderson vs Feijao fight night will take place on March 5, at the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. To whom are you going to place your bet? Share it by leaving a comment.View Article Source »
“I just need to make some adjustments; that’s all. He fought a hell of a fight. I’ll come back stronger. I’m not worried. Losses always make true champions stronger.” - Muhammed 'King Mo' Lawal
Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal got caught up in a bashing battle against Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante at Strikeforce: Houston last Saturday at the Toyota Center. A highly regarded wrestler, Lawal was expected by the audience to exert a grappling-heavy strategy. However, Feijao was able to fought off a number of take downs and remained standing in the first round. Though King Mo could not take the fight down to the mat, he was able to give Feijao some digging body shots in the second round. But in the midst of another body barrage, the Brazilian fighter unleashed a trio of knees that clearly hurt the King. As the champ fell backwards, Cavalcante puts him down with an overhand right. Lawal gave a single-leg take down attempt, but Feijao was too strong that he was able to batter King Mo with punches and elbows. John McCarthy, the referee of the event, stepped in at 1:14 at round three to stop the fight.View Article Source »
The leading Mixed Martials Arts website, Sherdog.com, is indeed the best in its league, because they are not just here to give news in words. They will be streaming two live undercard bouts from STRIKEFORCE: Houston! What more can you ask for?
Two live undercard fights from Strikeforce: Houston will be streamed by Sherdog.com at approximately 9:00 pm ET/6:00 p.m. PT. The leading Mixed Martial Arts website will feature the Cormier-Riley and Galvao-Patino fights. Daniel Cormier will attempt to make a five-straight winning streak against Jason Riley. While the submission specialist Andre Galvao will be tested by the veteran Jorge Patino. Tickets for Strikeforce: Houston are on sale at www.ToyotaCenterTix.com, at selected Randalls location in Houston, at www.strikeforce.com, the Toyota Box Center or via phone at 1-866-4-HOU-TIX. This event will feature “King” Mo Lawal’s first title defense against Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante, to be aired by Showtime at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. A battle for the vacant middleweight title will highlight Souza versus Tim Kennedy. Also on the card’s televised portion, former WWE personality Bobby Lashley will fight against Chad Griggs, and former world champ KJ Noons will face Brazilian jiu-jitsu blackbelt Jorge Gurgel. The world championship doubleheader will be on Saturday, August 21 at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. The first preliminary bout will begin at 6:30 p.m. and gates open at 6:00 p.m. CT.View Article Source »
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