jorge gurgel Archive

Weekend of MMA action kicked off with Strikeforce Challengers, Friday night

The Internet hype (only kind, due to severe lack of CBS promotion) surrounding Saturday’s event in which Fedor Emelianenko takes on relatively unknown Brett Rogers has been overshadowing a solid card set to be presented on Showtime. Friday evening will be when fans can catch the latest in the Strikeforce Challengers series. The headlining fight [&hellip

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Previewing this weekend’s Strikeforce Challengers: “Santos vs. Villasenor” event

This Friday night will mark the return of the Strikeforce Challengers series (aka ShoMMA) as the popular west coast-based promotion heads north to Kent, Washington where hard hitting fighters “Smokin” Joe Villasenor takes on Chute Boxe product Evangelista “Cyborg” Santos in the main event. Villasenor recently enjoyed some limelight after scoring several wins in the [&hellip

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Jorge Gurgel must reinvent against Conor Heun at ShoMMA on June 19

Jorge Gurgel is hands down one of my favorite fighters. Fellow writers Adam D. and Tommy H. will tell you though, that Jorge also frustrated me to no end during his time in the UFC. Gurgel’s a ground wizard with world class BJJ skills yet loves to stand up with his opponents, rather successfully at [&hellip

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Stephens, Hazelett, Riley and Gurgel earn UFC 91 bonuses

For those who patronized UFC 91, you certainly got your money’s worth. Pay-per-view subscribers were able to see each and every fight from both the main card and under card, something that rarely happens. Stephens, Hazelett, Riley and Gurgel all earned bonuses for their brilliance in the octagon. This can be attributed to the brilliant [&hellip

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