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Strikeforce (or Strikeforce Fighting Championship) is an American professional kickboxing and mixed martial arts promotion based in San Jose, California. Kicking to left side Kickboxing refers to sport-fighting using kicks and punches and sometimes throws and bows representing a certain martial art or can be practiced for general fitness, or as a full-contact sport. ... For the fighting styles that combine different arts, see hybrid martial arts. ... For other uses, see San José. Nickname: Location of San Jose within Santa Clara County, California. ...


On March 10, 2006, Strikeforce held Strikeforce: Shamrock vs. Gracie, the first MMA event sanctioned by the state of California, taking place at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California. With 18,265 in attendance, Shamrock vs. Gracie broke the previous record for the largest audience at a North American MMA event, earlier held by UFC 57. The record was since broken by UFC 68 and K-1 HERO'S Dynamite!! USA, although Shamrock vs. Gracie retains the paid attendance record of 17,465.[1] March 10 is the 69th day of the year (70th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Largest metro area Greater Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... The HP Pavilion at San Jose, commonly called The Shark Tank or The Tank, both of which come from its primary tenant, or, just simply, the HP Pavilion, or less often as San Jose Arena (after its former name), is an indoor arena located at 525 West Santa Clara Street... For other uses, see San José. Nickname: Location of San Jose within Santa Clara County, California. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... UFC 68: The Uprising was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship on March 3, 2007 at the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. ... K-1 Dynamite USA!! was a mixed martial arts event co-promoted by kickboxing organization K-1 and the mixed martial arts organization EliteXC. The event was held on Saturday, June 2, 2007 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, California. ...


Among the promotion's roster are former UFC champion Frank Shamrock, WWE Tough Enough winner and AKA fighter Daniel Puder, and San Shou champion Cung Le. Recently the promotion contracted Renato Sobral following his termination with the UFC stemming from his violation of UFC regulations. [1] UFC is a TLA that can stand for Ultimate Fighting Championship Umeå FC This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Frank Shamrock (born Frank Alisio Juarez III on December 8, 1972 in Santa Monica, California) is an American mixed martial arts fighter. ... WWE Tough Enough (originally known as WWF Tough Enough) was a reality television show produced by World Wrestling Entertainment and Music Television wherein a selection of hopefuls competed for a contract with the WWF (and later WWE). ... Most commonly known as AKA, the American Kickboxing Academy is located in San Jose, California. ... Daniel Puder (born October 9, 1981 in Cupertino, California) is an American professional wrestler and mixed martial artist, best known for his stint in World Wrestling Entertainment and its developmental territory Ohio Valley Wrestling. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Cung Lê (born 25 May 1973 in Saigon, South Vietnam) is a Vietnamese-American kickboxer and mixed martial artist fighting out of San Jose, California. ... Renato (IPA: ) Babalu Da Cunha Sobral (born September 7, 1975 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) is a mixed martial arts fighter from Brazil, who has previously fought in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. ... UFC is a TLA that can stand for Ultimate Fighting Championship Umeå FC This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ...


Strikeforce is promoted by American K-1 promoter Scott Coker and Silicon Valley Sports and Entertainment, operators of the HP Pavilion and the San Jose Sharks NHL hockey club. K. 1 is a designation given to two works of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in the original Köchel Verzeichnis. ... The San Jose Sharks are a professional ice hockey team based in San Jose, California, United States. ... NHL can also be an abbreviation for National Historic Landmark or Non-Hodgkins lymphoma. ... Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ...

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Strikeforce events

No. Event Date Venue Location
7 Strikeforce: Playboy Mansion September 29, 2007 Playboy Mansion Flag of the United States Los Angeles, California
6 Strikeforce: Shamrock vs. Baroni June 22, 2007 HP Pavilion at San Jose Flag of the United States San Jose, California
5 Strikeforce: Young Guns February 10, 2007 San Jose Civic Auditorium Flag of the United States San Jose, California
4 Strikeforce: Triple Threat December 8, 2006 HP Pavilion at San Jose Flag of the United States San Jose, California
3 Strikeforce: Tank vs. Buentello October 7, 2006 Save Mart Center Flag of the United States Fresno, California
2 Strikeforce: Revenge June 9, 2006 HP Pavilion at San Jose Flag of the United States San Jose, California
1 Strikeforce: Shamrock vs. Gracie March 1, 2006 HP Pavilion at San Jose Flag of the United States San Jose, California

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Current champions

Weight Division US Champion World Champion
Lightweight (70 kg) Flag of the United States Josh Thomson Flag of the United States Gilbert Melendez
Middleweight (84 kg) Flag of the United States Eugene Jackson Flag of the United States Frank Shamrock
Light Heavyweight (93 kg) Flag of the United States Bobby Southworth

Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Josh The Punk Thomson is an American mixed martial arts fighter with American Kickboxing Academy. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Gilbert El Niño Melendez (b. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Frank Shamrock (born Frank Alisio Juarez III on December 8, 1972 in Santa Monica, California) is an American mixed martial arts fighter. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Bobby Southworth (born December 16, 1969) is an American mixed martial arts fighter. ...

References

  1. ^ Trembow, Ivan. "UFC 68 BREAKS NORTH AMERICAN ATTENDANCE RECORD", MMAWeekly.com, 2007-03-15. Retrieved on 2007-03-15. 

Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st Century. ... is the 74th day of the year (75th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st Century. ... is the 74th day of the year (75th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...

See also

A list of some organisations that organise Mixed Martial Arts events, (largest in Bold); Bodog Fight Bushido Cage Rage Championships [1] Cage Warriors DEEP Elite Xtreme Combat [2] Extreme Challenge ICON International Fight League [3] King of the Cage [4] Pancrase [5] PRIDE Fighting Championships [6] Shooto Sportfight Ultimate Fighting...

External link

Professional mixed martial arts organizations
North American promotions: UFC | WEC | Elite XC | IFL | Strikeforce | King of the Cage | Rumble on the Rock | Icon Sport | TKO | EFC | MFC | Cage Fury FC | IFC | Combate Extremo | Gracie FC | FFC | Art of War
Asian promotions: PRIDE Fighting Championships | HERO'S | Pancrase | ZST | DEEP | Spirit MC | Cage Force | Art of War (China) | Smackgirl
European promotions: Cage Rage | Cage Warriors | Finnfight | FFA | OC
Other promotions: BodogFight
Defunct promotions: IVC | RINGS | WFA | UFO
Sanctioning bodies and networks: Shooto | International Sport Combat Federation | WWCN | North American Boxing Council

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Strikeforce: Morituri - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1672 words)
Strikeforce: Morituri was a comic book published by Marvel Comics from 1986 to 1989.
As was to be expected, the Morituri saw many deaths in their ranks during the war, sometimes from enemy action, but mainly from the Morituri effect, the term given to the body's rejection of the process.
In 2002, the Sci-Fi Channel announced that they were going to bring Strikeforce: Morituri to television as A Thousand Days, obviously changing the length of time a Morituri could live.
Strikeforce Training Ltd. (315 words)
Strikeforce is a Registered Training Organisation nationally recognised under the Australian Quality Training Framework and is registered by the Department of Education and Training (Qld).
Strikeforce is recognised by the Assemblies of God in Australia as a registered ministry training centre.
Strikeforce is also endorsed by the Apostolic Church Australia to offer their "Internship Program" nation wide.
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