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A combination of anonymously sourced reports and some rumors point to Strikeforce promoting its final event on Jan. 12, 2012, in Oklahoma City. If true (and it is widely believed that it is), it will mark the culmination of a slow (then quick) fall from No. 2 MMA promotion since being purchased by Zuffa, the parent company to UFC. There are likely many factors that contributed to this point, some...Read more »
Three title fights plus top heavyweight Daniel Cormier will headline the Jan. 12 Strikeforce card in Oklahoma City, the Zuffa-owned promotion announced Thursday.
The card could possibly be the last for Strikeforce, TMZ reported Thursday night citing sources. Whether that proves to be true or not, it is a pretty explosive card for Showtime to air, especially after the past two Strikeforce cards...Read more »
The news of UFC heavyweight Frank Mir fighting Daniel Cormier in a Strikeforce bout later this year is not as big a deal as you might think.
Gone are those days when Strikeforce signing a former UFC champion is big news. That's what happens when the same company owns both fight leagues.
It doesn't signify a major shift in the way Zuffa, parent company to both promotions, will operate....Read more »