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Strikeforce’s Weigh-in at Texas

Written on June 17, 2011 by Lulu

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Strikeforce's official weight-in will be on Friday afternoon at the Lone Star State, Texas. The weigh-in will features Alistair Overeem and Fabricio Werdum, Josh Barnett and Brett Rogers as the main event and other fighter that will participate in the Strikeforce's card.

Saturday, at the American Airlines Arena in Dallas, Strikeforce’s heavyweight tournament will be held and all the fighters participating on the card will take the scales Friday. The event will be officially broadcast on Showtime and HDNet(prelims).

A rivalry will renew between Alistair Overeem and Fabricio Werdum as their match would headline the event and even the Friday’s weigh-in gathering. The two fighters already met each other in the ring way back May 2006, with Werdum end the match with a submission over Overeem.

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Larson vs Saffiedine Completes the Shark Fights 13 Line Up

Written on August 26, 2010 by Markham Mencken

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Saffiedine and Larson are both hungry for this win, so fans can expect an action-packed fight for the upcoming Shark Fights 13. Can "Sponge" sip all of his opponent's energy for the belt, or will Larson squeeze him out?

Shark Fights officials announced today that Brock Larson and Tarec Saffiedine will complete the puzzle of the next pay-per-view event. The Strikeforce and DREAM veteran Tarec Saffiedine will meet Brock Larson on the main card of Shark Fights 13. The event will feature a non-title match between Shark Fights light heavyweight champion, Trevor Prangley, and Keith Jardine. Shark Fights 13 will take place on September 11 at the Amarillo Civic Center in Amarillo, Texas, and will air live in pay-per-view.

Tarec “Sponge” Saffiedine is a Belgian fighter that trains with Team Quest. He had made two appearances on Strikeforce Challengers cards in 2010, taking home victories on each match. His only defeat, in his nine fights inside the cage, was against Dong Sik Yoon via a split-decision last October 2009.

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Cormier will Face Riley at Strikeforce: Houston on August 21

Written on August 05, 2010 by Markham Mencken

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Another match was added to the STRIKEFORCE: Houston event on August 21, at Toyota Center in Houston Texas. It's a fight between the undefeated heavyweight and two-time United States Olympic Games wrestling member, Daniel Cormier, and the hard htting Jason Riley. Mark the time and date, because the Toyota Center gates will open at 6:00 pm.

Daniel Cormier will attempt to make a 4-0 record when he faces John Riley in the undercard event of STRIKEFORCE: Houston on Saturday, August 21 at Toyota, Center in Houston, Texas. Due to additional heavyweight bout, the starting time was moved 30 minutes earlier than its original schedule of 7:00 pm (CT). Gates to the Toyota Center will open at 6:00 pm. Live Showtime telecast will start at 11:00 pm ET/PT with a little delay on West Coast.

STRIKEFORCE’s main event will feature “King” Mo Lawal as he defends his World Light Heavyweight championship belt, against Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante.

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Paul Daley will Join Shark Fights 13 Line-up

Written on July 30, 2010 by Markham Mencken

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After he lost his temper and decked Koscheck down, it was lucky for Paul Daley to fight again in the US. Brent Medley gave the Nottingham, England native a chance to show off his striking skills again.

Paul Daley has been added to the Shark Fights 13 Line-up on September 11 at the Amarillo Civic Center Coliseum in Amarillo, Texas. According to Brent Medley, Shark Fights President, opponent for the heavy-handed British is being finalized. Daley has signed to Shark Fights for one fight in accordance to the promotion’s standard contract.

Daley was one of the favorite fighters in the UK scene until he was picked for the co-promoted EliteXC Strikeforce event in 2007. Two years after, he gained notice in the UFC welterweight division after a back-to-back knock out against Martin Kampann and Dustin Hazelett.

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