MMA News: Babalu Signs With Strikeforce

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Renato “Babalu” Sobral, the outcast of the UFC, is back. Today Babalu announced during the Strikeforce at the Mansion event, that he has inked a deal with Strikeforce USA. No other details were given as Babalu joined the announcing crew for the main event of the Strikeforce Card.

Babalu was quickly ousted out of the UFC after refusing to let go of an anaconda choke on David Heath at UFC 74 Respect.

Strikeforce: Playboy Mansion Results LIVE

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Strikeforce: Live At The Playboy Mansion
Saturday, September 29th
Playboy Mansion in Beverly Hills, California
Watch Live Starting at Midnight EST
Streamed Live for Free at Yahoo Sports

Gilbert Melendez vs. Tetsuji Kato

Gilbert Melendez defeats Tetsuji Kato by Unanimous Decision.

Joe Riggs vs. Eugene Jackson

Joe Riggs defeats Eugene Jackson by KO (Punch) at 3:56 of R1.

Josh Thomson vs. Adam Lynn

Josh Thomson defeats Adam Lynn by TKO (Strikes) at 4:45 of R1.

Clint Coronel vs. Billy Evangelista

Billy Evangelista defeats Clint Coronel by Split Decision.

Jorge Masvidal vs. Matt Lee

Jorge Masvidal defeats Matt Lee by TKO (Strikes) at 1:33 of R1.

Bobby Southworth vs. Bill Mahood

Bobby Southworth defeats Bill Mahood by Submission (Verbal Tap – Injured Ribs) at 1:15 of R1.

Falaniko Vitale vs. Ron Fields

Falaniko Vitale defeats Ron Fields by Submission (Strikes) at 3:02 of R1.

Daniel Puder vs. Richard Dalton

Daniel Puder defeats Richard Dalton by Unanimous Decision.

Adam Smith vs. Dewey Cooper

Dewey Cooper defeats Adam Smith by Unanimous Decision.

Daniel McWilliams vs. Eddy Millis

Daniel McWilliams defeats Eddy Millis by Submission (Rear Naked Choke) at 2:05 of R1.

Luke Stewart vs. Sam Liera

Luke Stewart defeats Sam Liera by TKO (Strikes) at 3:40 of R1.

Anthony Figueroa defeats Miguel Linares

Anthony Figueroa defeats Miguel Linares by TKO (Strikes) at 2:09 of R1.

Ultimate Fighter 6 Finale: Clay Guida vs. Roger Huerta

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According to UFCMania, UFC lightweights Clay Guida and Roger Huerta will fight at the Finale of this season of The Ultimate Fighter. Mania confirmed with Guida the the contracts have been signed and the fight is on for the TUF Finale on December 8.

Roger Huerta has been promoted by the UFC as a superstar, that will help them as they expand into Mexico. This will be a true test for Huerta as he will be fighting one of the best lightweights in the world in Guida.

“I’m going to finish Roger,” said Guida. “It’s already in my mind that I’m going to make a statement with this fight.”

I’m going to train for this fight like no other because I know over a win over a competitor like Roger in front of a national audience puts me near the top of the division,” said Guida. “Roger is a friend, but when that bell rings it’s going to be all business.