Review: 2011-09-10, after a first boring round and a second with some good exchange, in the third round Jordan Mein knocked Evangelista Santos out with some hard elbows. “Cyborg” Santos vs Mein was on the preliminary card of the “Strikeforce World Grand Prix: Barnett vs Kharitonov”. Watch the video!
Review: 2011-09-10, even with the nice submission of Healy during the second round, the fight between Pat Healy and Maximo Blanco was not very excitng: 2 stars. Healy vs Blanco was on the undercard of Barnett vs Kharitonov (Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix). Watch the video!
Review: 2011-09-10, after four minutes without action “King Mo” Lawal knocked Gracie out in the last seconds of the first round: 1 star. Muhammed Lawal vs Roger Gracie was on the undercard of Barnett vs Kharitonov (Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix). Watch the video!
Review: 2011-09-10, pleasant fight between Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza and Luke Rockhold (5×5 minute rounds). Luke Rockhold defeated Ronaldo Souza by unanimous decision winning the “Strikeforce Middleweight Championship” (the holder of the title was “Jacare” Souza that entered as the No.5 middleweight in the world). Jacare vs Rockhold was on the undercard of Barnett vs Kharitonov. Watch the video!
Review: 2011-09-10, nice fight and nice knockout between Antonio Silva and Daniel Cormier (Silva entered as the No.8 heavyweight in the world). Along with Barnett vs Kharitonov, the fight Antonio Silva vs Cormier was valid as semifinal of the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix. Watch the video!
Review: 2011-09-10, even with the final submission of Josh Barnett with which defeated Sergei Kharitonov, the fight was not very spectacular. Barnett vs Kharitonov was one of the two semifinals of the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix. Watch the video!
Review: 2011-09-10, pleasant fight between Yuriorkis Gamboa and Daniel Ponce de Leon, but unfortunately the bout was stopped due to accidental head clash in the eighth round and the action until then was not enough for our 3 stars. Gamboa defeated Daniel Ponce de Leon by technical decision. Yuriorkis Gamboa (20-0-0) entered as the No.2 featherweight in the world while Daniel Ponce de Leon (41-3-0) entered as the No.11. Watch the video!
Review: 2011-09-10, Paul Daley (27-11-2) after suffering two consecutive defeats against two of the best welterweight fighters in the world (one versus Nick Diaz, fight valid for the Strikeforce Welterweight Championship, and the last one against Tyron Woodley), faced another tough mma fighter: the Bulgarian Jordan Radev (23-4-0). Both fighters started strong and the first two rounds were very exciting, unfortunately the pace slows down in the third but the match remains one of the best mma fights of 2011. (Daley vs Radev was on the undercard of Frank Trigg vs Jim Wallhead, BAMMA 7). Watch the video!
Review: 2011-09-10, the main fight of BAMMA 7 (British Association of Mixed Martial Arts) between Frank Trigg and Jim Wallhead had a good pace and was pleasant: 3 stars. Wallhead defeated Frank Trigg by split decision. Watch the video!
Review: 2011-09-10, nice and balanced fight between Paul McCloskey and Breidis Prescott, match valid for the WBA light welterweight title eliminator. In the first round McCloskey is counted but then, with a great performance, he defeated Prescott by unanimous decision. Paul McCloskey (22-1-0) entered as the No.17 light welterweight in the world while Breidis Prescott (24-2-0) entered as the No.27. Watch the video!