Luke Rockhold to defend against Keith Jardine: is it time to get rid of the Strikeforce Middleweight Title?

Last night it was reported that Strikeforce Middleweight champion Luke Rockhold will defend his title against “The Dean of Mean” Keith Jardine on Saturday, January 7th. The news was met online with an avalanche of ellipses and “wait, what?” Rockhold won the Middleweight title from Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza in September. … Continue reading

Why the Rating for WEC 47 Should Be the Least of the Promotion’s Concerns

According to, last Saturday’s WEC 47 event delivered the promotion’s  lowest television ratings of the last couple years. The event, emanating from Columbus, OH and featuring a Bantamweight Title bout (see previous post) and appearances from former champion Miguel Torres and Jens Pulver, drew roughly 373,000 viewers for a … Continue reading

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