Dana White: Josh Barnett to defeat Werdum in final to win Strikeforce WGP

UFC President, Dana White has been giving his predictions on how the Strikeforce heavyweight grand prix will pan out over the next year, in his opinion Josh Barnett will win the tournament after defeating Fabricio Werdum in the final.

This from Dave Meltzer:

“Silva will face the Overeem vs. Werdum winner while Kharitonov faces the Josh Barnett vs. Brett Rogers winner. For the record, Dana White is predicting Barnett, who he hates, to run the table. He believes Werdum will catch Overeem on the ground, but Barnett, who has never been submitted, will be strong enough to avoid Werdum’s strength.

Certainly Overeem vs. Werdum is your classic match dependent upon whether or not Werdum can get it to the ground. Rogers has a good punch, but unless Barnett has slipped a lot, and we don’t know because it’s been years since Barnett was in with elite competition, he has to be the favorite.”

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