Strikeforce import Kurt Holobaugh will make his UFC debut at UFC 159 when he takes on Steven Siler on April 27, 2013 in Newark, stepping up on short notice to fill the void left by an injured Jim Hettes.
Nate Marquardt and Tarec Saffiedine, as well as Josh Barnett, Tim Kennedy and Kurt Holobaugh, have all passed their post-fight drug tests following their respective fights at last weekend's Strikeforce event in Oklahoma City.
Despite coming up short against Pat Healy in Strikeforce, Kurt Holobaugh will take his talents to the Octagon as it was confirmed today (Jan 15, 2013) he was offered a contract with UFC and will compete in the promotion's 145-pound weight class.
Ed Herman and Kurt Holobaugh are suspended indefinitely following their respective losses at the Strikeforce: "Marquardt vs. Saffiedine" event last weekend in Oklahoma City. Complete list of medical suspensions right here.
Lightweight prospect Kurt Holobaugh got his big chance as a last minute replacement opponent for Pat Healy at the final Strikeforce show. He impressed fans and pundits in his unanimous decision loss but was it enough to get him in the big show?
If anyone is going to miss Strikeforce, it's Josh Barnett. "The Warmaster" pulled in a cool $250,000 for an easy night's work against Nandor Guelmino on the "Marquardt vs. Saffiedine" main card last weekend in Oklahoma City.
A look at the results from the preliminary portion of the Strikeforce: Marquardt vs. Saffiedine event. Ryan Couture scored a controversial split-decision win over K.J. Noons in the featured undercard bout.
Find out how to watch Strikeforce: "Marquardt vs Saffiedine" fights LIVE online or anywhere else (iphone, iPad, Android) or local bars for the Showtime event that will take place from the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Okla., on Jan. 12.
Catch the live video stream and up-to-the-second results of today's Strikeforce weigh ins from Oklahoma City for "Marquardt vs. Saffiedine." The action begins right here at MMAmania.com promptly at 5 p.m. ET. Don't miss it! Last one ever!
Complete online LIVE blog and Strikeforce results for "Marquardt v Saffiedine," which is scheduled for the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Okla., on Jan. 12, 2013, airing on Showtime for the final MMA event with a start time of 10 p.m. ET.
With just 10 days before the final Strikeforce event, Pat Healy finally has an opponent as unbeaten prospect Kurt Holobaugh has agreed to take on the number one lightweight contender in Oklahoma City. Get the details below.