Who makes it into the UFC from Strikeforce?

Friday, November 09, 2012

Yesterday it was announced that Strikeforce was closing after one grand finale in January. 

Several top Strikeforce fighters including Nick Diaz had already crossed over, and over the past 24 hours both Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate announced that they had been signed.

The Strikeforce roster currently stands at 78.

BloodyElbow’s Tim Burke went through the list trying to determine who is in, and who may go looking to Bellator, and other second tier promotions.

Definitely In:
Josh Barnett, Gilbert Melendez, Daniel Cormier, Luke Rockhold, Josh Thomson, Ronaldo Souza, Tim Kennedy, Gegard Mousasi, Rafael Cavalcante, Tyron Woodley, Roger Gracie, Lorenz Larkin.

Probably In:
Pat Healy, Tarec Saffiedine, Jason High, Quinn Mulhern, Jordan Mein, Jorge Santiago, Robbie Lawler, Adlan Amagov, Derek Brunson, Yancy Medeiros, Guto Inocente, Mike Kyle, Yoel Romero, Ovince St. Preux, Gian Villante, K.J. Noons, Jorge Masvidal, Ryan Couture, Isaac Vallie-Flagg, Caros Fodor, Bobby Green, Sarah Kaufman, Liz Carmouche, Sara McMann, Alexis Davis, Julie Kedzie

Probably Out:
Dion Staring, Joe Duarte, Billy Evangelista, Jorge Gurgel, Matt Ricehouse, James Terry, Conor Heun, Estavan Payan, Justin Wilcox, Mizuto Hirota, Adriano Martins, Michael Bravo, Roger Bowling, Nah-Shon Burrell, Ryan LaFlare, Brian Melancon, Nate Moore, Bobby Voelker, Chris Spang, Tyler Stinson, Yuri Villefort, Keith Berry, Nate James, Keith Jardine, Trevor Smith, Benji Radach, Lumumba Sayers, Anthony Smith, T.J. Cook, Virgil Zwicker, Julia Budd, Germaine de Randamie, Amanda Nunes, Kerry Vera, Hiroko Yamanaka, Cat Zingano.

Some Issues to Work Out
Cristiane Santos, Nate Marquardt

Who do you think is in? Out?

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