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Dream New Year’s Eve Card Adds Two Ne...

Nov 17, 2011Comments off644 Views

Two new bouts have been announced for the year end Dream New Year's Eve card, including former top ten ranked lightweight fighter Tatsuya Kawajiri.

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Dream 17 Results: Aoki Makes Quick Work of ...

Sep 24, 2011Comments off470 Views

Shinya Aoki made quick work of former WEC champion Rob McCullough while the Dream Bantamweight Grand Prix kicked off in Japan.

Hideo Tokoro Takes Dream Japan Bantamweight...

Jul 16, 2011Comments off896 Views

Dream on Saturday held the finals for its Japan Bantamweight Grand Prix, which shared the spotlight with a pair of title fights, at Ariake Coliseum

Tatsuya Kawajiri Faces Drew Fickett at Drea...

Jul 06, 2011Comments off401 Views

A lightweight bout has been added to the upcoming Dream 17 show as former UFC veteran Drew Fickett travels to Japan to face Tatsuya Kawajiri.

Josh Thomson vs. Maximo Blanco Set for Unan...

Jun 01, 2011Comments off1121 Views

Maximo Blanco is ready to make his Strikeforce debut and he'll get the chance to face a former champion.

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Strikeforce Diaz vs. Daley Fighter Salaries...

Apr 13, 2011Comments off1252 Views

Nick Diaz topped the payouts for the Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Daley fighter salaries, but he was just one of three fighters that made $150,000 or

Diaz vs. Daley Provides Slight Strikeforce ...

Apr 12, 2011Comments off1307 Views

Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Daley aired live on Showtime (delayed on the West Coast) to an average viewing audience of 528,000, industry sources told MMAWeekly.com on

Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Daley Medical Suspens...

Apr 11, 2011Comments off636 Views

The California State Athletic Commission on Monday released the post-fight suspensions for Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Daley. Both main eventers, Nick Diaz and Paul Daley, were

Official Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Daley Video ...

Apr 11, 2011Comments off579 Views

Watch Showtime's official recap of Saturday night's Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Daley event in San Diego, the promotion's first under the ownership of Zuffa, LLC, the

Strikeforce Diaz vs. Daley Play-by-Play: Gi...

Apr 08, 2011Comments off802 Views

Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Daley play-by-play for Gilbert Melendez vs. Tatsuya Kawajiri on Saturday, April 9, at Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, California.

Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Daley Pre-Fight Press...

Apr 08, 2011Comments off8489 Views

Check out this full photo gallery from Thursday's Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Daley pre-fight press conference in San Diego, featuring Nick Diaz, Paul Daley, Gilbert Melendez,

Strikeforce Video: Shinya Aoki and Tatsuya ...

Apr 07, 2011Comments off501 Views

Tatsuya Kawajiri and Shinya Aoki talk before their fights in Strikeforce on Saturday night, as well as reaction to the latest tragic earthquake to hit

Strikeforce One-on-One: Gilbert Melendez Ha...

Apr 07, 2011Comments off393 Views

Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez happy to work new owners at Zuffa, and the marketing machine behind them will make all the difference.

Strikeforce Weigh-Ins At Crown Plaza Hotel ...

Apr 07, 2011Comments off604 Views

Strikeforce will hold their weigh-ins for this weekend's Diaz vs. Daley card at the Crown Plaza Hotel in San Diego, Calif., and will be free

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Gilbert Melendez to Tatsuya Kawajiri: ̶...

Apr 07, 2011Comments off522 Views

Gilbert Melendez remembers his first fight with Tatsuya Kawajiri, but if the Japanese fighter thinks he's facing the same guy on Saturday night, he's sorely

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No Cage, No Problem: Tatsuya Kawajiri Ready...

Apr 05, 2011Comments off933 Views

Despite putting no specific time into training in a cage, Tatsuya Kawajiri is confident that he has grown enough as a fighter to avenge his

With Zuffa Purchase of Strikeforce, Gilbert...

Apr 04, 2011Comments off698 Views

Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez has said several times over past few months that he believes he is the top 155lb fighter in the world,

Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Daley Fight Card Rumo...

Apr 02, 2011Comments off729 Views

Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Daley on April 9, 2011, at Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, California.

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Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Daley Prefight Confer...

Apr 01, 2011Comments off636 Views

Listen to the full Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Daley prefight conference call with Nick Diaz, Paul Daley, Gilbert Melendez, and Tatsuya Kawajiri fielding questions from the

Tatsuya Kawajiri Still Set To Face Gilbert ...

Mar 22, 2011Comments off583 Views

Tatsuya Kawajiri will still be facing Gilbert Melendez on April 9 with the Strikeforce lightweight title on the line.

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Strikeforce Grand Prix Shifting Gears, Nick...

Mar 01, 2011Comments off370 Views

The second half of Strikeforce's World Heavyweight Grand Prix is on the move to June 18 in Dallas, while Strikeforce champions Nick Diaz and Gilbert

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Gilbert Melendez: “I Really Truly Bel...

Feb 14, 2011Comments off826 Views

Gilbert Melendez believes he's the No. 1 lightweight in the world, and to prove it he doesn't want any draws or even to get knocked

Strikeforce In Talks For Tatsuya Kawajiri t...

Jan 26, 2011Comments off971 Views

Strikeforce is currently in discussions to bring Tatsuya Kawajiri over from Japan to challenge lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez for the belt.

Josh Thomson Says Short Notice Or Not, No E...

Dec 30, 2010Comments off606 Views

Josh Thomson discusses the short notice fight he has against Tatsuya Kawajiri in Dynamite!, the advantage many Japanese fighters have in these situations, and the

Josh Thomson Knows a Third Fight with Gilbe...

Dec 30, 2010Comments off549 Views

Josh Thomson isn't worried about if he's going to get a third fight with Gilbert Melendez, only when it's going to happen because according to

Josh Thomson Shuffled from Shinya Aoki to T...

Dec 23, 2010Comments off1748 Views

Josh Thomson is putting the final touches on his brief camp to prepare for a New Year's Even showdown against Tatsuya Kawajiri, but that wasn't

Josh Thomson vs. Tatsuya Kawajiri Inked For...

Dec 07, 2010Comments off940 Views

Strikeforce lightweight Josh Thomson will travel to Japan on New Year's Eve to meet Tatsuya Kawajiri in a bout on the year end Dynamite!! show.

Gilbert Melendez Vs. Shinya Aoki Not Happen...

Nov 24, 2010Comments off1044 Views

The proposed rematch between Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez and Dream champion Shinya Aoki will not happen on New Year's Eve in Japan as originally rumored.

Hansen Exacts Revenge, Claims Dream Title

Jul 21, 2008Comments off626 Views

In a bizarre turn of events in Osaka, Japan, Joachim Hansen became the Dream lightweight champion stopping Shinya Aoki in front of an energized crowd

Pride Shockwave 2006 Review And Pictures

Dec 31, 2006Comments off2089 Views

MMAWeekly's photo gallery and full review from Pride's biggest show of the year...