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  • 10-16-2012, 07:28 PM
    d-low
    Bashing Dana White and the UFC is apparently Frank Shamrock's way of staying relevant...he was a good fighter but how many interviews have I heard of him bashing Dana...
  • 10-16-2012, 04:13 PM
    rodneykm
    Oh look Frank is talking again. Apparently he still has bad feelings for the UFC.
  • 10-16-2012, 03:57 PM
    Cat--Smasher
    Frank Shamrock felt like his baby died when Zuffa purchased Strikeforce

    "Strikeforce was my baby. Scott [Coker] and I were sitting, like this, at a coffee shop. He was like, 'Bro, I wanna do MMA.' It was literally like that. And I go, 'Wow, are you kidding me? Do you know hard it is? Do you know how much money it costs and the risk there is?' And he and I were like bros, and we shook hands and said, 'Let's do it!' I put everything into that company. I mean, literally every day of my life, I woke up, and I breathed Strikeforce. It was the first chance I saw, besides the monopoly of the UFC, to give MMA a shot -- to give martial artists, who don't know what MMA is about, a nice picture of it. Scott was a martial artist as a promoter, and he got it. He let me do my thing. I'm an entertainer. I'm a risk taker. When we sold, it was harder than you [Bas Rutten] breaking my face in our first fight. It was like everything ended that day. It was really tough."
    "Strikeforce is coming to an end. They've been consumed by a much larger company. They've got a brand and a direction that doesn't seem like it includes the Strikeforce brand. So, if history repeats itself, I think it's gonna go away, and we're gonna have a new show, a new opportunity, and hopefully a new platform."
    Frank Shamrock felt like his baby died when Zuffa purchased Strikeforce - MMAmania.com
  • 10-04-2012, 11:03 PM
    MirJitsu
    Frank Shamrock and Genki Sudo were pretty much the two fighters that inspired my love for MMA. I'm probably in the minority, but I always enjoy hearing what he has to say...hopefully he can find something he's just as passionate about in the future. I know he's been campaigning for New York to sanction MMA.
  • 10-04-2012, 10:53 PM
    Iron Triangle
    Quote Originally Posted by tapper View Post
    frank is a true legend, i wish him luck with everything.
    Ditto. Frank is a UFC hall of famer, in my book.
  • 10-04-2012, 06:10 PM
    Pasha K
    He is still using those braces?
  • 10-04-2012, 03:11 PM
    Y2JUBAE
    SF has been kept on life support by Zuffa. There's a reason they were able to purchase it douche.
  • 10-04-2012, 02:49 PM
    sonofsteven
    Having to purchase premium programming packages is what really hindered me from watching strikeforce. Just can't afford it but I can almost always get a few of the peeps together for a PPV and split the price. Now that so many great fights are being aired on regular network channels I'm happier than a five peckered goat.
  • 10-04-2012, 02:15 PM
    rodneykm
    Oh look, Frank Shamrock is talking again. Apparently, he doesn't care for Dana White or the UFC.
  • 10-04-2012, 02:35 AM
    copperfield
    Strikeforce failed get over it.
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