UFC vs. Strikeforce – Champions vs. Champions – You Pick!

The Ultimate Fighting Championshipis, based in the United States that hosts most of the top-ranked fighters in the world and produces numerous events worldwide. The UFC has five weight-divisions and enforces the Unified Rules of Mixed Martial Arts. Dana White serves as the president of the UFC; Frank and Lorenzo Fertitta control its parent company, Zuffa, LLC.

Strikeforce, based in San Jose, California. It is headed by CEO Scott Coker and owned by Silicon Valley Sports and Entertainment, operators of the HP Pavilion and the San Jose Sharks. Its live events and fights are currently shown on Showtime in the US and on Super Channel in Canada.

So what would happen if the champions from The UFC and the champions from Strikeforce faced off against each other? Who would you pick?

Heavyweight – Brock Lesnar vs. Alistair Overeem

Name – Alistair Overeem
Nick Name – Demolition Man
Record – 33 – 11 – 0 (Win – Loss – Draw) ( 1 NC )
Wins – 13 (T)KOs ( 39.39 %)
19 Submissions ( 57.58 %)
1 Decisions ( 3.03 %)
Losses – 6 (T)KOs ( 54.55 %)
2 Submissions ( 18.18 %)
3 Decisions ( 27.27 %)
Association – Golden Glory / Tatsujin Dojo
Height – 6’5″ (196cm)
Weight – 253lbs (115kg)
Birth Date – 1980-05-17
City – Amsterdam
Country – Netherlands

Name = Brock Lesnar
Record – 5 – 1 – 0 (Win – Loss – Draw)
Wins – 2 (T)KOs ( 40 %)
2 Submissions ( 40 %)
1 Decisions ( 20 %)
Losses – 1 Submissions ( 100 %)
Association – Minnesota Martial Arts Academy
Height – 6’3″ (191cm)
Weight – 265lbs (121kg)
Style – Wrestling
Birth Date – 1977-07-12
City – Webster, South Dakota
Country – United States

Light Heavyweight – Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs. Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante

Name – Mauricio Rua
Nick Name – Shogun
Record – 19 – 4 – 0 (Win – Loss – Draw)
Wins – 16 (T)KOs ( 84.21 %)
1 Submissions ( 5.26 %)
2 Decisions ( 10.53 %)
Losses – 1 (T)KOs ( 25 %)
2 Submissions ( 50 %)
1 Decisions ( 25 %)
Association – Universidade da Luta
Weight – 201lbs (92kg)
Birth Date – 1981-11-25
City – Curitiba
Country – Brazil

Name – Rafael Cavalcante
Nick Name – Feijao
Record – 10 – 2 – 0 (Win – Loss – Draw)
Wins – 9 (T)KOs ( 90 %)
1 Submissions ( 10 %)
Losses – 1 (T)KOs ( 50 %)
1 Other ( 50 %)
Association – Team Nogueira
Height – 6’1″ (186cm)
Weight – 206lbs (94kg)
City – Ilha Solteira, Sao Paulo
Country – Brazil

Middleweight – Anderson Silva vs. Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza

Name – Anderson Silva
Nick Name – The Spider
Record – 27 – 4 – 0 (Win – Loss – Draw)
Wins – 15 (T)KOs ( 55.56 %)
5 Submissions ( 18.52 %)
7 Decisions ( 25.93 %)
Losses – 2 Submissions ( 50 %)
1 Decisions ( 25 %)
1 Other ( 25 %)
Association – Team Nogueira
Height – 6’2″ (188cm)
Weight – 185lbs (84kg)
Birth Date – 1975-04-14
City – Curitiba, Parana
Country – Brazil

Name – Ronaldo Souza
Nick Name – Jacare
Record – 13 – 2 – 0 (Win – Loss – Draw) ( 1 NC )
Wins – 10 Submissions ( 76.92 %)
3 Decisions ( 23.08 %)
Losses 2 (T)KOs ( 100 %)
Association – XGym
Height – 6’0″ (183cm)
Weight – 186lbs (85kg)
Birth Date – 1979-12-07
City – Manaus, Amazonas
Country – Brazil

Welterweight – Georges St-Pierre vs. Nick Diaz

Name – Georges St. Pierre
Nick Name – Rush
Record – 20 – 2 – 0 (Win – Loss – Draw)
Wins – 8 (T)KOs ( 40 %)
5 Submissions ( 25 %)
7 Decisions ( 35 %)
Losses – 1 (T)KOs ( 50 %)
1 Submissions ( 50 %)
Association – Jackson’s Submission Fighting
Height – 5’10” (178cm)
Weight – 170lbs (78kg)
Style – Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Birth Date – 1981-05-19
City – St. Isidore, Quebec
Country – Canada

Name – Nick Diaz
Record – 22 – 7 – 0 (Win – Loss – Draw) ( 1 NC )
Wins – 12 (T)KOs ( 54.55 %)
7 Submissions ( 31.82 %)
3 Decisions ( 13.64 %)
Losses – 2 (T)KOs ( 28.57 %)
5 Decisions ( 71.43 %)
Association – Cesar Gracie Jiu-Jitsu
Height – 6’1″ (186cm)
Weight – 170lbs (78kg)
Birth Date – 1983-08-02
City – Stockton, California
Country – United States

Lightweight – Frankie Edgar vs. Gilbert Melendez

Name – Frankie Edgar
Nick Name – The Answer
Record – 12 – 1 – 0 (Win – Loss – Draw)
Wins – 2 (T)KOs ( 16.67 %)
3 Submissions ( 25 %)
7 Decisions ( 58.33 %)
Losses – 1 Decisions ( 100 %)
Association – Ricardo Almeida Jiu-Jitsu
Height – 5’6″ (168cm)
Weight – 154lbs (70kg)
Birth Date – 1981-10-16
City – Toms River, New Jersey
Country – United States

Name – Gilbert Melendez
Nick Name – El Nino
Record – 18 – 2 – 0 (Win – Loss – Draw)
Wins – 10 (T)KOs ( 55.56 %)
1 Submissions ( 5.56 %)
7 Decisions ( 38.89 %)
Losses – 2 Decisions ( 100 %)
Association – Skrap Pack
Height – 5’9″ (176cm)
Weight – 155lbs (71kg)
Birth Date – 1982-04-12
City – Santa Ana, California
Country – United States

About William Smith

After watching the first Ultimate Fighting Championship I became instantly hooked. I've been a huge fan of the sport of MMA ever since. Haven't missed a UFC event & thanks to fight pass I've witnessed some of the all time greatest fighter & athletes the sport through Pride, Strikeforce, WEC, Glory, Pacrase, EliteXC.............. I resently joined MMA-paradise.com & will use this site to continue to bring the latest news from the world of MMA to all our loyal followers.