May 11, 2007; New York, NY….World championship mixed martial arts federation, Strikeforce, has re-launched its website, www.strikeforceusa.net, with a bold, new look and a host of new features, including video streaming capability that will allow the organization to host fight footage online.
In addition to highlights from select fights, Strikeforce’s online home will soon feature video interviews with its athletes and other behind-the-scenes footage that will give visitors an in-depth look into the world of mixed martial arts. Up to date news coverage of Strikeforce events and fighters is provided as is an option to subscribe to Strikeforce’s free online newsletter.
The new site is equipped with an integrated store in which fans can shop for the promotion’s DVD titles, apparel, and other Strikeforce merchandise. Future titles will be available for pre-order shortly.
The re-launch of the Strikeforce website comes one month prior to its biggest fight card to date, “Shamrock vs. Baroni,” that will feature a long awaited showdown between former UFC middleweight champion, Frank Shamrock, and UFC and Pride Fighting Championship veteran, “The New York Badass” Phil Baroni. Strikeforce has partnered with EliteXC to co-produce the 12-bout mega-card that will be distributed live by SHOWTIME® Pay-Per-View from San Jose, California’s HP Pavilion on Friday, June 22nd. For ordering and pricing information, contact your pay-per-view provider.
Fans can view the fight card on the Strikeforce website. The card’s six main bouts will air during the television broadcast while the six preliminary matchups will be streamed online, live on www.ProElite.com, the online social network for mixed martial arts.
Strikeforce is a world-class mixed martial arts cage fight promotion which, on Friday, March 10, 2006, made history with its “Shamrock vs. Gracie” event, the first sanctioned mixed martial arts fight card in California state history. The star-studded extravaganza, which pitted legendary champion Frank Shamrock against Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt Cesar Gracie at San Jose’s HP Pavilion, played host to a sold-out, record crowd of 18,265.