The media spotlight fades as Strikeforce women’s champion Ronda Rousey enters an intense training camp guided by some of the best teams in MMA and boxing. Rousey’s challenger, Sarah Kaufman, trains with equal focus and determination while the cameras of SHOWTIME Sports capture both world-class athletes preparing for their August 18th showdown.
Showtime Sports presents a no-holds-barred look at the women’s mixed martial arts sensation. Watch the first full episode of All Access: Ronda Rousey.
Ronda Rousey’s first defense of her women’s bantamweight title will come on Aug. 18, 2012, in San Diego, California, against Sarah Kaufman. Jon Anik brought Strikeforce Womens Bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey on UFC Ultimate Insider to catch up with the most entertaining woman in MMA. Ronda gives us the rundown on her meteoric rise to [...]
Following an action-packed defense of his Strikeforce Middleweight Championship belt, Luke Rockhold talks to Heidi Androl and SHOWTIME Sports minutes after his win over Tim Kennedy. Check out the full Rockhold vs. Kennedy results below. Main card Luke Rockhold defeats Tim Kennedy via unanimous decision Nate Marquardt defeats Tyron Woodley via fourth-round KO Roger Gracie [...]
Strikeforce champion and Olympic Judoka Ronda Rousey joined correspondent Ariel Helwani to discuss the future of women MMA. Ronda believes women are going to fight in the UFC, but Kenny Florian and Rashad Evans aren’t quite sold on the idea. Find out why on UFC Tonight.
Get ready for a night of MMA action with Josh Barnett, Daniel Cormier, Gilbert Melendez, and Josh Thomson. The official weigh in results for Strikeforce: Heavyweight Grand Prix Final event. Daniel Cormier (238) vs. Josh Barnett (248) MAIN CARD Events STRIKEFORCE LIGHTWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP: Josh Thomson (153) vs. Gilbert Melendez (153). Mike Kyle (203) vs. Rafael [...]
In our Inside MMA Extra Rounds web exclusive, Ronda Rousey says point blank that a fight between her and Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino Santos needs to happen, “I think she needs to fight me more than I need to fight her” Also included is a glimpse at Clay Guida’s intense workout regimen.
Watch a profile of Strikeforce fighter Daniel Cormier, the Olympic gold medalist who fought his way to the top of mixed martial arts. Cormier takes on Josh Barnett in the Strikeforce World Grand Prix final on Saturday, May 19th at 10PM ET/PT on SHOWTIME Watch Daniel Cormier: I Am a Fighter Also Seattle native, Josh [...]
Legendary Hall of Fame Boxing trainer Freddie Roach tells us who he thinks the top five boxers are in MMA, and how these five may fare in the ring. Which Boxers Would be Great at MMA Legendary: Freddie Roach, and WBA/WBC join Kenny and Bas in telling us which five boxers would make great MMA [...]
Ronda Rousey, Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza, Josh Thomson, Lumumba Sayers, Sarah Kaufman and Scott Coker address the media at the post-fight press conference.
Miesha Tate defends the Strikeforce women’s bantamweight belt against Ronda Rousey. Live on SHOWTIME, Saturday, March 3rd at 10PM ET/PT.
Tickets are On Sale This Week For Strikeforce In San Diego Featuring Gilbert Melendez vs Jorge Masvidal for the lightweight title, Cyborg vs Hiroko Yamanaka for the women’s featherweight championship and a 205-lb. battle between Gegard Mousasi and Ovince St. Preux! Live at the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego on Saturday, December 17 [...]
Saturday night’s Strikeforce Heavyweight World Grand Prix main card bouts, which took place at US Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio. This card was headlined by the two Grand Prix semifinal bouts and the middleweight title fight between Ronaldo Souza and Luke Rockhold. Main Card fight results: Josh Barnett def. Sergei Kharitonov via submission. Daniel Cormier [...]
Haywire is an action thriller film which follows a freelance national security contractor (MMA fighter Gina Carano) after she is betrayed by her own agency during a dangerous mission in Barcelona. She must now protect herself and her family from a crew of deadly assassins while figuring out a way to turn the tables on [...]
Strikeforce and M-1: Fedor vs. Henderson Main Card Results. Strikeforce arrived in Illinois Saturday night with one of the most highly-anticipated bouts in organization history, as Dan Henderson met Fedor Emelianenko. Also in action were female stars Miesha Tate and Marloes Coenen as they battled it out for the 135-pound title. Main Card Fight Results: [...]
Here are the results of Friday’s official weigh-in for Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Henderson, airing Saturday, July 30 at 10 pm ET/PT on Showtime (Primetime in UK; Super Channel in Canada). The event is headlined by legends Fedor Emelianenko and Dan Henderson and also features a five-round title fight between reigning champion Marloes Coenen and Miesha [...]
For over a decade, Dan Henderson and Fedor Emelianenko defined MMA greatness. Watch footage from the early days of both legends before their long awaited Strikeforce matchup. Saturday, July 30th at 10pm ET/PT on SHOWTIME.
Overeem vs. Werdum: In the main event, Overeem avenged his 2006 PRIDE loss to Werdum via unanimous decision. Rogers vs. Barnett:Former UFC heavyweight champion and PRIDE star Barnett had little difficulty with the overmatched Brett Rogers, submitting him in the second round. Noons vs. Masvidal: In a clash between lightweight contenders, Jorge Masvidal shocked KJ [...]
Strikeforce Grand Prix Heavyweight Tournament: Overeem vs. Werdum. Fight Card and weigh-in results. The mtach is set for tonight June 18, 2011 at American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas, LIVE on SHOWTIME (10 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast). Main Card weigh-in results: Alistair Overeem (256) Record: 34-11-1 vs. Fabricio Werdum (246) Record: 14-4-1. [...]
From the mean streets of Chicago, Strikeforce fighter Brett Rogers looks back on his early life and the hard work that led him to the Strikeforce World Grand Prix Heavyweight Tournament.
The official recap of April 9th Strikeforce Diaz vs. Daley. Relive the main event between Nick Diaz and Paul Daley, plus Gilbert Melendez, Tatsuya Kawajiri, Gegard Mousasi, Keith Jardine, Shinya Aoki, and Lyle Beerbohm.
In a potential candidate for Fight of the Year in the main event, sizzling STRIKEFORCE Welterweight (170 pounds) World Champion Nick Diaz (24-7, 1 NC), of Stockton, Calif., will seek his 10th consecutive victory when he defends against the hard-hitting, notorious British striker, Paul “Semtex” Daley (26-9-2), of Nottingham, England. Main Card * Welterweight Championship [...]
Take a walk with El Nino before his title defense this Saturday against Tatsuya Kawajiri! The confrontation between Melendez, a Muay Thai and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu stylist who re-upped with STRIKEFORCE in February, and Kawajiri, a former Shooto welterweight champion, will be a rematch of a fight that Melendez won on a close, unanimous decision on [...]
Nick Diaz vs. Paul Daley – April 9th on SHOWTIME. Strikeforce’s unstoppable welterweight champion Nick Diaz returns to face heavy-hitting contender Paul Daley. The incredibly stacked fight card also features Gilbert Melendez vs. Tatsuya Kawajiri, Gegard Mousasi vs. Mike Kyle, and Shinya Aoki vs. Lyle Beerbohm.