Josh Barnett vs. Nandor Guelmino & more added to Strikeforce finale

by Steven Marrocco | source: mmajunkie
 

Sources close to the fighters today told MMAjunkie.com that Josh Barnett is targeted to meet fellow heavyweight Nandor Guelmino on the Showtime-televised main card of "Strikeforce: Champions."

The event takes place Jan. 12 at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City.

It's expected to be Strikeforce's final event.

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The Strikeforce finale
Champion Nate Marquardt vs. Tarec Saffiedine - for welterweight title
Daniel Cormier vs. Dion Staring
Gegard Mousasi vs. Mike Kyle
Josh Barnett vs. Nandor Guelmino
Ryan Couture vs. K.J. Noons
Pat Healy vs. Jorge Masvidal
Roger Gracie vs. Anthony Smith
Lorenz Larkin vs. Jacare Souza
Tim Kennedy vs. Trevor Smith

The Hun vs. Sasa Lazic at Mix Fight Night 2 in Jan

 

 

 

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Sturky1611 site profile image  

11/30/12 9:23 AM by Sturky1611

I like the fact Barnett is on this card wouldn't be the same without him.

BaraoKix site profile image  

11/30/12 9:22 AM by BaraoKix

Well $ conquers all... Barnetts contract will be 10x that of Duffees.

Cyril Jeff site profile image  

11/30/12 9:21 AM by Cyril Jeff

  great question, I'm not sure he'd make it right in, but I could 100% see him getting highlighted on a season of TUF...

allforroy site profile image  

11/30/12 12:07 AM by allforroy

If they're picking Duffy back up after 2 fights in 2 years pretty sure signing Barnett is in the works. Not like there's a lot of depth at HW.

pidgey site profile image  

11/29/12 11:47 PM by pidgey

Dana White seems to be able to get over his beefs, he did it many times, so i hope we can see Josh Barnett in the UFC.So many great fights for him.Barnett-MirBarnett-WerdumBarnett-Roy NelsonBarnett-Big Nog

youarewhatiswrong site profile image  

11/29/12 9:20 PM by youarewhatiswrong

DC already beat Barnette. The original fight was DC vs. Mir, but Mir pulled out with an injury.

falkofire site profile image  

11/29/12 9:17 PM by falkofire

Why are they not having DC v Barney again? If that's the fight that was supposed to happen? What changed? If they are on the same card again ?

CLINTK9 site profile image  

11/29/12 9:08 PM by CLINTK9

I think his card is to build momentum for these guys like DC, Barnett, Mousasi, Roger, etc for when they come to UFC!

youarewhatiswrong site profile image  

11/29/12 9:05 PM by youarewhatiswrong

really hope mousoussi beats kyle convincingly, I would love to see him come into the UFC with some momentum.

Chris27 site profile image  

11/29/12 9:01 PM by Chris27

Barnett vs Hale or Thiago Santos or Prindle in Bellator interests you?I guess its slightly better than fighting whoever he is fighting on this SF card but not much better.



 

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