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Fedor Emelianenko and the Rise and Fall of Strikeforce

Fedor Emelianenko put Strikeforce on the map...and may have played a part in their downfall.

Zuffa Completes Takeover of Strikeforce, WEC Staff at the Helm

Strikeforce is officially under the Zuffa banner as of May 9th, and Zuffa has been quick to put to work its plans

UFC Should Consider Extending Contract With Showtime, Keep Strikeforce Brand Alive

Since the news that Zuffa had bought Strikeforce back in March, there has been an enormous amount of speculation among MMA media and fans alike revolving around the future of the promotion. The UFC had been trying to find a way to break into the premium cable market for years, hoping to air their international events on a network like HBO or Showtime

UFC Buys Strikeforce: Antonio Silva Calls Out Brock Lesnar, Wants to Send Him Back to Pro Wrestling

Antonio Silva is still fresh off the biggest win of his career, beating down long time top heavyweight, Fedor Emelianenko. Now, shortly after Zuffa bought Strikeforce, the #6 ranked heavyweight, wants to add another high-profile name to his resume. He called out former UFC heavyweight champion, Brock Lesnar.

Todd Duffee: Buying Strikeforce Moves MMA Closer to Mainstream Respect Like the NBA and NFL

Todd Duffee says the UFC's purchase of Strikeforce moves the sport closer to the mainstream respect that other leagues like NBA or NFL get.

UFC Purchases Strikeforce Conference Call Live Updates

At 1 p.m. ET, UFC executives Dana White and Lorenzo Fertitta will discuss their company's purchase of Strikeforce on a media conference call.

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