Josh Barnett ($200,000) and Gilbert Melendez ($175,000) were the two big money winners on Saturday’s Strikeforce card in San Jose, Calif.
Daniel Cormier talks about his Saturday win over Josh Barnett in the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix finals.
Check out highlights from Friday’s official weigh-in event for the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix Final in San Jose.
All fighters for Saturday’s Strikeforce card in San Jose made weight on Friday, including main event heavyweights Daniel Cormier and Josh Barnett and lightweight title fighters Gilbert Melendez and Josh Thomson.
Though much of the talk is on what will happen to Strikeforce heavyweights Josh Barnett and Daniel Cormier after Saturday, the fighters are staying focused.
Next week, we finally get the culmination of the Strikeforce heavyweight tournament. Take a look back at how we got to the finals between Josh Barnett and Daniel Cormier.
Check out this video profile of Strikeforce heavyweight Daniel Cormier, who talks about his fighting roots ahead of his heavyweight tournament finale fight against Josh Barnett.
The lineup for the next Strikeforce show, May 19 in San Jose, Calif., has been finalized with 10 bouts – including the heavyweight tournament final between Josh Barnett and Daniel Cormier.
Recognize this baby face? Sure ya do. It’s Josh Barnett. Watch as the Strikeforce heavyweight grand prix finalist talks about his fighting roots ahead of his tournament finale against Daniel Cormier next month.
Tickets for Strikeforce’s next event, the heavyweight grand prix finale, go on sale Thursday at 1 p.m. Eastern for UFC Fight Club members and 3 p.m. for UFC newsletter subscribers.
Strikeforce finally will see a conclusion to its heavyweight tournament when Josh Barnett and Daniel Cormier meet in the main event May 19 in San Jose, Calif. In addition, lightweight champ Gilbert Melendez defends his belt against Josh Thomson.