(Audio) El Octagon 130: CEO Jorge De La Noval, Renato Sobral, Luis Palomino, Erik Perez, CB Dollaway, Nik Lentz, Tim Kennedy, Lorenz Larkin, Rick Hawn & Victor Delgado


Hour 1 In this 3-hour special, we start the show talking about what was the last event of Strikeforce. After communicating with our first guest of the UFC, CB "The Doberman" Dollaway who fight under UFC on FX 07 on 19 January. We also talked to Erik "Goyito" Perez who walked in Mexico, Tim Kennedy … Continue reading (Audio) El Octagon 130: CEO Jorge De La Noval, Renato Sobral, Luis Palomino, Erik Perez, CB Dollaway, Nik Lentz, Tim Kennedy, Lorenz Larkin, Rick Hawn & Victor Delgado

Fifty reasons to love mixed martial arts


By Chuck Mindenhall The year 2012 was supposed to be a christening in MMA.The UFC was in the first year of a long-coveted broadcast deal, which meant something like the first (big) step toward something like (actual) legitimization. Smaller fighter molds were created to ensure Octagon hijinks (those flyweights). Chael Sonnen was going to be … Continue reading Fifty reasons to love mixed martial arts

(Article) Note of Appreciation


I am a Dreamer, and a very high dreamer. My dreams are so high that people laugh when they hear me say what I WILL accomplish. And I say accomplish because when I see that my dreams can become reality, I Act,  and Commit until I succeed. My mother, my biggest supporter, friend, partner in … Continue reading (Article) Note of Appreciation

Dentro de El Octagono: Todo lo que pasa en el mundo de las MMA en el mes de Septiembre


Andrea Calle nos habla sobre los mejores eventos de MMA en septiembre como los debuts de TUF 16 & TUF UK vs Australia, Legacy FC 14, UFC 152 Jones vs Belfort, Bellator 74 Good vs Wallhead y mucho más! @ANDREACALLEcorp @eloctagono

Mir vs. Cormier Heavyweight Showdown to Take Place Nov. 3


By Dave Meltzer - Senior Writer The first cross-promotional effort between UFC and Strikeforce looks to have a date. image by:slumz.boxden.com       The heavyweight battle with former UFC champion Frank Mir (16-6) facing Strikeforce Grand Prix tournament winner Daniel Cormier (10-0) will take place Nov. 3 in Oklahoma, according to a Showtime source … Continue reading Mir vs. Cormier Heavyweight Showdown to Take Place Nov. 3

Not Waiting for Title Shot: Alistair Overeem Wants to Fight the Minute He Gets His


by Damon Martin Former Strikeforce and K-1 Grand Prix champion Alistair Overeem is anxious to get back in the UFC Octagon again, the sooner the better. Overeem is still serving out his nine-month de facto suspension from the Nevada State Athletic Commission stemming from a test given in April. That test indicated the Dutch fighter … Continue reading Not Waiting for Title Shot: Alistair Overeem Wants to Fight the Minute He Gets His

Cris Cyborg removed from Strikeforce show by CSAC


  21/08/2012 15:05 Cris Cyborg: ‘It was disrespectful’ By Marcelo Barone Photo by Esther LinCris Cyborg went to Strikeforce’s last edition as a fan but was invited to leave the show, according to her tweet last Saturday (18th). On Monday, she talked to TATAME to clear things out and said the way she got treated … Continue reading Cris Cyborg removed from Strikeforce show by CSAC

Strikeforce: Rousey vs. Kaufman’ salaries: ‘Jacare,’ Rousey top $368K payroll


Victorious co-main-event fighter Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza ($94,000) and headliner Ronda Rousey ($40,000) were the top earners at this past weekend's "Strikeforce: Rousey vs. Kaufman" event. MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) today obtained the list of disclosed paydays from the California State Athletic Commission. The total disclosed payroll for the event was $368,000. "Strikeforce: Rousey vs. Kaufman" took place … Continue reading Strikeforce: Rousey vs. Kaufman’ salaries: ‘Jacare,’ Rousey top $368K payroll

Rousey vs. Kaufman Post-Fight Press Conference Highlights


By MMA Fighting Newswire Jayne Kamin-Oncea, US PRESSWIRE At the Strikeforce: Rousey vs. Kaufman post-fight press conference, Ronda Rousey broke down her fight and talked about a future showdown with Cris Cyborg. Also, Sarah Kaufman said what went wrong in the main event, Miesha talked about her conversation with Dana White during the fight and … Continue reading Rousey vs. Kaufman Post-Fight Press Conference Highlights

Ronda Rousey: ‘I’m Trying to Kill Them With My Bare Hands’


By MMA Fighting Newswire - Author Aug 16, 2012 - SAN DIEGO - Ronda Rousey talks about her fighting philosophy, the future of women's mma, her weight cut, her striking and more with MMA Fighting's E. Casey Leydon. She also proves why she's in the best shape of her career. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BCTw1y3pj0g&feature=player_embedded   @ANDREACALLEcorp

El Octagono: Dentro de El Octagono, lo mejore de las MMA en el mes de Agosto


Ronda Rousey’s trip to the 209, with Nick Diaz


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Strikeforce : Ronda Rousey vs. Sarah Kaufman – SHOWTIME


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Daniel Cormier Believes Beating Frank Mir is the Perfect Introduction to UFC Fans


 by Damon Martin Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix champion Daniel Cormier was having a regular day at training like any other, hitting pads and helping his teammates like he does any Wednesday. But this day took a turn for the positive when he finished up his workout, and noticed he had a slew of messages on … Continue reading Daniel Cormier Believes Beating Frank Mir is the Perfect Introduction to UFC Fans

Former UFC champ Mir books Strikeforce fight vs. Cormier


By John Morgan, USA TODAY Former Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight champion Frank Mir (16-6 MMA, 14-6 UFC) is temporarily leaving the octagon in favor of a Strikeforce cage. By Ron Chenoy, US PresswireFrank Mir, right, lost to UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos in UFC 146 in May. Enlarge By Ron Chenoy, US Presswire Frank … Continue reading Former UFC champ Mir books Strikeforce fight vs. Cormier