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Strikeforce Post-Fight: Josh Barnett Talks About Daniel Cormier

Written on September 12, 2011 by Lulu

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Josh Barnett talks about his win over Sergei Kharitonov and his upcoming match against Daniel Cormier for the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix.

Josh Barnett is now on his way to the finals of Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix, after submitting Sergei Kharitonov on the first round of their match. Now he is set to face former Olympian, Daniel Cormier, for the finals of the said tournament.

After his previous match, Josh Barnett talks about how he got the set up and the finish in the fight. Now with the finals set, he also has a goal of taking Daniel Cormier – a multi-time wrestling champion – down to the mat.

Check-out Josh Barnett’s exclusive interview courtesy of MMAweekly.com after the cut.

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Josh Thomson, Out of Strikeforce Bout with Maximo Blanco

Written on August 24, 2011 by Markham Mencken

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Josh Thompson hurt himself within the past week, and tests revealed foot injury that left him unable to complete his training camp and compete.

Due to foot injury, Josh Thomson withdrew from his Strikeforce bout against Maximo Blanco this September 10. The Josh Thomson vs Maximo Blanco match was slated as a main card for the promotion’s upcoming event in Cincinnati that will feature Heavyweight Grand Prix fights. The said grand prix will feature a Josh Barnett vs Sergei Kharitonov and Antonio Silva vs Daniel Cormier matches.

Strikeforce officials could not immediately disclose whether they will seek a replacement for Josh Thomson against Maximo Blanco.

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Three Team Golden Glory Fighters, Released from Zuffa

Written on August 05, 2011 by Lulu

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As the Zuffa vs Team Golden Glory fight heats up, three more fighters from the Holland gym were released from their contract.

The battle between Team Golden Glory and Zuffa is heating up, as three more fighters from the Holland stable were released from Strikeforce and UFC.

Based from a lead trainer named Martijn de Jong – which is the one who first post the said news on Twitter – the fighters that were released from Zuffa are former Strikeforce champion, Marloes Coenen, Valentijn Overeem and UFC heavyweight fighter, Jon Olav Einemo. This will be the second move of Zuffa against the Team Golden Glory, following Alistair Overeem’s release.

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