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  1. Cung Le announces retirement from mixed martial arts

    Brett Okamoto

    Former Strikeforce middleweight champion and UFC veteran Cung Le announced his retirement from mixed martial arts on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | January 20, 2015
  2. Kennedy plans to validate 'top 3' ranking

    Brett Okamoto

    Shortly after Ronaldo Souza submitted Gegard Mousasi at a UFC event earlier this month, Tim Kennedy reminded everyone via social media that, ahem, Strikeforce middleweights have performed pretty well since the two promotions consolidated rosters earl...

    Blog | September 22, 2014
  3. Jake Shields to make WSOF debut vs. Ryan Ford on Oct. 11

    Brett Okamoto

    Former Strikeforce and UFC veteran Jake Shields will make his WSOF promotional debut on Oct. 11 at WSOF 14 in Edmonton.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2014
  4. Gilbert Melendez stays with UFC after Bellator deal is matched

    Brett Okamoto

    The UFC has exercised its right to match a contractual offer by Bellator MMA for the services of highly ranked lightweight Gilbert Melendez.

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2014
  5. Gilbert Melendez agrees with Bellator but UFC can match offer

    Brett Okamoto

    Former Strikeforce lightweight champion and UFC No. 2 contender Gilbert Melendez has agreed to a multiyear deal structure with Bellator MMA.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2014
  6. UFC Fight Night 34: Tarec Saffiedine hangs on to outlast Hyun Gyu...

    Brett Okamoto

    Tarec "Sponge" Saffiedine soaked up tremendous amounts of damage down the stretch but still managed to hold on for a decision win over Hyun Gyu Lim at UFN 34 in Singapore.

    Story | Conversation | January 04, 2014
  7. Luke Rockhold-Tim Boetsch middleweight bout booked for UFC 166

    Brett Okamoto

    A middleweight bout featuring former Strikeforce champion Luke Rockhold and Tim Boetsch has been booked to the UFC 166 pay-per-view event in October.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2013
  8. Invicta FC 6 -- Cris Justino Stopped Marloes Coenen

    Brett Okamoto

    Cris Justino Stopped Marloes Coenen

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2013
  9. Gilbert Melendez to make UFC debut against defending champion Ben...

    Brett Okamoto

    A longtime lightweight title holder in Strikeforce, Gilbert Melendez will make his UFC debut against defending champion Ben Henderson at this weekend's UFC on Fox event at the HP Pavilion.

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2013
  10. Welterweights Robbie Lawler, Tarec Saffiedine set for July 27

    Brett Okamoto

    A UFC welterweight fight between former Strikeforce standouts Robbie Lawler and Tarec Saffiedine has been booked to a UFC on Fox event on July 27.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2013
  11. Sources: Vitor Belfort-Luke Rockhold fight to headline UFC card

    Brett Okamoto

    A middleweight bout between Vitor Belfort and former Strikeforce champion Luke Rockhold has been booked to a UFC on FX event on May 18 in Jaragua do Sul, Brazil.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2013
  12. Strikeforce: Tarec Saffiedine wins title in final Strikeforce eve...

    Brett Okamoto

    Tarec Saffiedine used a variety of leg kicks to chop down welterweight champion Nate Marquardt in Strikeforce's final event.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2013
  13. Strikeforce: Nate Marquardt versus Tarec Saffiedine

    Brett Okamoto

    Strikeforce: Nate Marquardt versus Tarec Saffiedine...

    Preview | January 08, 2013
  14. Tyron Woodley, former Strikeforce welterweight, to make Octagon d...

    Brett Okamoto

    Former Strikeforce welterweight Tyron Woodley is set to make his Octagon debut against Jay Hieron at UFC 156 on Feb. 2 in Las Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | January 02, 2013
  15. Gilbert Melendez could face champ Benson Henderson next

    Brett Okamoto

    Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez might not have to wait long for a shot at UFC gold

    Story | Conversation | December 27, 2012
  16. Predicting SF champs' success in the UFC

    Brett Okamoto

    During this entire Strikeforce mess that's consumed the past 20 months, we still haven't seen one of its champions fight for a UFC belt. That's kind of crazy, isn't it? Remember when Zuffa purchased Strikeforce last year and we were all like, "Ya...

    Blog | November 12, 2012