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Unbeaten middleweight Derek Brunson has been itching to fight for months after watching a February match-up with Ronaldo Souza fall apart due to an issue with licensing. Fortunately, the opportunity to find some relief has finally materialized, though not necessarily in an ideal manner as he might have hoped.
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Derek Brunson fighting Kendall Grove on short notice this Saturday night
There’s little question that Strikeforce’ s middleweight roster could use an injection of talent. While the promotion boasts a number of talented competitors such as champion Luke Rockhold , Ronaldo Souza , and Tim Kennedy , the overall skill-level takes a severe slide after going through the first 5-6 fighters.
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BAMMA middleweight champ Tom Watson possibly headed to Strikeforce
Not only did former middleweight champion Ronaldo Souza depart Columbus, Ohio with a victory under his belt at Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey but did so with the largest check of any of the evening’s competitors.
Former Strikeforce middleweight champ Ronaldo Souza is on a quest to re-claim the belt he once wore around his waist. The first step on his path towards contendership comes this weekend at Strikeforce: Tate vs
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Ronaldo Souza expects title-shot with win on Saturday night
With the Ultimate Fighter 15 set to debut with a new “real time” format in less than two weeks it’s been easy to forget another version of the groundbreaking reality show is already in the process of taping episodes for an upcoming season. The UFC offered a nice reminder of that very fact with a recent video previewing TUF Brasil , the first international adaptation of the Ultimate Fighter featuring coaches Wanderlei Silva-Vitor Belfort leading teams of featherweights/middleweights. In the clip, Silva is shown addressing a room full of fighters who have designs on one day achieving his level of success as well as spending some time talking to fans at a media appearance.
When Strikeforce announced earlier today that Derek Brunson had been pulled from a bout with Ronaldo Souza at the organization’s upcoming show on March 3 due to a failed medical it seemed like another instance of bad luck for an already embattled promotion. However, as it turns out Brunson’s situation did not stem from an injury or substance issue but rather an Ohio Athletic Commission’s policy about contact lenses. Wrote Brunson on his Twitter account, “Ok here’s the deal … I’ve been fighting with contacts for eleven fights (and it) never was an issue