A detailed break down of the Shinya Aoki vs Lyle Beerbohm bout at Strikeforce: Diaz vs Daley.
Strikeforce lightweight Lyle Beerbohm is coming off his first career loss to a gritty Pat Healy at Strikeforce Challengers 14 but he's still being promoted to the main card and will be facing one of the world's top lightweights, Shinya Aoki. Beerbohm talked to MMA Fighting and claims he isn't worried about Aoki's bone-breaking brand of submissions.
Lyle “Fancy Pants’’ Beerbohm, Carlo Prater and Lee Higgins, who will compete on the televised portion of a STRIKEFORCE Challengers Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fight card presented by Rockstar Energy Drink at Cedar Park Center in the Austin, Texas suburb of Cedar Park this Friday, Feb. 18, participated in an open media workout Wednesday at South Austin Gym.
Undefeated rising star Lyle “Fancy Pants” Beerbohm will face dangerous veteran Pat “Bam Bam’’ Healy in the main event of a STRIKEFORCE Challengers Mixed Martial Arts fight card presented by Rockstar Energy Drink at Cedar Park Center in the Austin, Tex. suburb of Cedar Park on Friday, Feb. 18, live on SHOWTIME® at 11 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the West Coast).
'Fancy Pants' vs. Pat Healy, Ryan Couture Targeted for Strikeforce Challengers 14 - Lightweights Lyle Beerbohm and Pat Healy have agreed to main event the upcoming Strikeforce Challengers 14 event on Feb. 18
Why weren't hardcore fans and casual UFC fans treated to some preliminary action during Showtime's broadcast of Strikeforce: Heavy Artillery? Lyle Beerbohm vs. Vitor "Shaolin" Ribeiro was being deemed a top-tier lightweight battle that could have major ramifications at the top, but nobody was able to see it at home. We'll take an in-depth look at why.
The event will air LIVE on Showtime in the U.S. and on Super Channel in Canada at 10:00 PM EST. Before we take a meticulous look at the five main card battles taking place on Saturday night, let's dive right into some of the preliminary match-ups that will have some relevance in Strikeforce's future events.