Three Zuffa, LLC promoted events in a week? Yes, please. Now that UFC 148 and “UFC on FUEL TV 4” are in the record books, the planet’s most powerful mixed martial arts promotion is looking now looking ahead to their next show.
“Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy” takes place Saturday inside Rose Garden in Portland, Oregon. To help hype the show, Strikeforce released a video preview featuring the card’s stars.
A pair of championship affairs will headline the festivities. Middleweight champ Luke Rockhold defends his crown against Tim Kennedy in the event’s featured attraction, while Nate Marquardt and Tyron Woodley battle for the vacant welterweight crown.
Please click the media player below to watch the promo:
Here is the night’s complete roster:
(Showtime Extreme 8PM ET/PT)
Jason High vs. Nate Moore
Jordan Mein vs. Tyler Stinson
Jorge Masvidal vs. Justin Wilcox
Ryan Couture vs. Joe Duarte
Pat Healy vs. Mizuto Hirota
(Showtime 10PM ET/PT)
Lorenz Larkin vs. Robbie Lawaler
Roger Gracie vs. Keith Jardine
Nate Marquardt vs. Tyron Woodley (For vacant Strikeforce welterweight title)
Tim Kennedy vs. Luke Rockhold (Strikeforce middleweight champion)
Strikeforce middleweight champ Luke Rockhold made his second consecutive successful title defense Saturday night by posting a unanimous decision win over Tim Kennedy.
Although Rockhold was a significant odds-on favorite, he simply couldn’t put away the military man.
“I could’ve let a couple combinations go,” Rockhold stated. “He does some funky stuff. It’ s hard to...
Today’s Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy weigh-ins took place at the Rose Garden Arena in Portland, Oregon.
In the main event, Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold is scheduled to defend his title against Tim Kennedy. However, Rockhold was unsuccessful in his first attempt to make weight, coming in a half pound over the limit at 185.5 pounds. Rockhold has two hours...
Despite showcasing a pair of title tilts, tonight’s “Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy” event is generating very little hoopla. Furthermore, it’s already game day and the the Gambling Gods are only interested enough to release the betting lines for the card’s two featured fights.
Nate Marquardt is a slight -135 odds-on favorite to beat Tyron Woodley to capture the vacant...
“Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy” will be jumping off Saturday inside Rose Garden in Portland, Oregon. The first preliminary bout is scheduled to start at 8PM ET/5PM PT. Make sure to stay with 5thRound.com all night for our live coverage.
Spoiler Alert: As customary with all Strikeforce events, only fans with access to an east coast feed can watch the fights live. You have...
All the fighters slated to participate in tomorrow night’s “Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy” event will be tipping the scale today inside Rose Garden Arena in Portland, Oregon. The same venue will host Saturday’s fights.
The first athlete is scheduled to weigh-in at approximately 7PM ET/4PM PT.
A pair of championship affairs will headline the festivities. Middleweight...
Unlike with big brother UFC, Strikeforce doesn’t offer a live stream of their weigh-ins. Thankfully, Showtime has released the video highlights from Friday’s weight competition to get fans up to speed.
Nate Marquardt (Pictured) and Tyron Woodley each tipped the scale at 169.5 pounds for their title affair. The welterweights battle for the vacant crown in Saturday’s co-featured...
The Strikeforce middleweight and welterweight titles bouts are set as all fighters successfully made weight today.
Middleweight champion Luke Rockhold made weight at 184.5 pounds on his second attempt after initially weighing in at 185.5 pounds. Nate Marquardt and Tyron Woodley, who will fight for the vacant welterweight title, each weighed in at 169.5 pounds.
Two Strikeforce title are at stake at the Rose Garden Arena in Portland, Oregon on July 14th.
Luke Rockhold puts his Strikeforce middleweight title on the line against Tim Kennedy. Nate Marquardt and Tyron Woodley will square off for the vacant welterweight title.
The main card for Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy will be televised live on Showtime at 10:00pm ET and the preliminary...
“Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy” takes place Saturday inside Rose Garden in Portland, Oregon. The first preliminary bout is scheduled to start at 8PM ET/5PM PT. Make sure to stay with 5thRound.com all night for our live coverage.
As customary with all Strikeforce events, only fans with access to an east coast feed can watch the fights live.
Showtime Extreme will kick off...
Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold is set to put his title on the line against number one contender Tim Kennedy on Saturday, June 14th. Rockhold is currently riding an eight fight winning streak. He captured the middleweight title with a unanimous decision win over Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza in Septemer 2011. Rockhold would then successfully defend the title for the...
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