Saturday, March 19, 2011

Dan Henderson Beats Rafael Feijao Cavalcante, Wins Strikeforce Belt

by Michael David SmithDan Henderson punches Rafael Feijao at Strikeforce in Columbus.At the age of 40, Dan Henderson is a champion again.

Henderson, the former Pride champion of two different weight classes, has won the Strikeforce light heavyweight title, defeating Rafael "Feijao" Cavalcante Saturday night in Columbus, Ohio with a third-round technical knockout.

Henderson got off to a slow start but put on a tremendous finish, drilling Feijao with a hard right hand to knock him down, then finishing him with about half a dozen more punches on the ground before referee Dan Miragliotta stopped the fight, awarding Henderson the TKO win.


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UFC 128 Weigh-Ins Video for Shogun-Jones and Faber-Wineland

Check out Urijah Faber and Eddie Wineland's UFC 128 weigh-in after the break and stay tuned to for live UFC 128 results.


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"UFC Presents Jon Jones: In the Moment"

If there was any question regarding the appeal of Jon Jones, put it to rest.
Jones, just 23-years-old, has turned the mixed martial arts world on it’s head with some of his in-the-cage moves that have never been maneuvered before. Jon makes low percentage moves effective, and hit’s them almost every time he enters the [...]


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Friday, March 18, 2011

UFC 128: Breaking down Nate Marquardt vs. Dan Miller

A perennial contender in the middleweight division, Nate Marquardt will have the chance once again to prove that he is among the elite in his class as he will be taking on late replacement Dan Miller on the main-card for UFC 128.
The pay-per-view event takes place at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey [...]


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Josh Barnett: I Don?t Want Fedor To Retire


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Strikeforce Challengers 15: Wilcox vs. Damm, April 1

Strikeforce Challengers 15: Wilcox vs. Damm
Friday, April 1
Airing on Showtime


* Justin Wilcox vs. Rodrigo Damm
* Satoshi Ishii vs. Scott Lighty
* David Douglas vs. Caros Fodor
* Conor Heun vs. James Terry
* Damian Douglas vs. Wayne Phillips


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Japanese MMA reacts to devastating earthquake

MMA has a huge role in Japan, so it's not surprising that the devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit the island country would have an effect on fighters. UFC fighter Yoshihiro Akiyama, who will fight Nate Marquardt at UFC 128 next week, posted pictures of damage on his website. Roxanne Modafferi, an American-born fighter who has fought for Strikeforce and makes her home in Japan, put a note on her Facebook page about the moment the quake hit.

Then the place freaking starts ROCKING.� People start BOOKING it for the door.� Come on, grandma, ditch the cart!� Like 5 grandmas were like blocking the doors with their carts...

We make it outside and even standing on the pavement, we can feel it.� I look up and see antenae waving back and forth wildly, and I SEE THE FREAKING 7 STORY BUILDING SWAYING compared to the one next to it!!

It was so scary!� The building was moving!� People were pouring out of all the nearby buildings.

Eventually, I went to my office and saw my co-workers with students standing outside.� Turns out that we cancelled classes for the rest of the day.� Well, only two kids showed up and we sent them home.� There were aftershocks, and it was really scary.

MMA Fighting photographer Dan Herbertson has also been tweeting about the earthquake, the biggest to hit Japan since earthquakes have been measured. He has posted pictures and updates from around Tokyo. MMA Japan tweeted, "Aoki is OK," referring to lightweight fighter Shinya Aoki, and said that Jewels and Pancrase events for this weekend were canceled. Herbertson reported that Shooto is canceled, as well.


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