Strikeforce had intended to go out with a bang, but that bang fizzled to a barely audible pop by the time injuries ravaged last Saturday night’s fight card in Oklahoma City, Okla.
Five fighters from Saturday’s Strikeforce “Marquardt vs. Saffiedine” card have been issued medical suspensions by the Oklahoma State Athletic Commission.
The Strikeforce: Marquardt vs. Saffiedine medical suspensions were released on Monday to MMAWeekly.com. Ed Herman and Kurt Holobaugh each received indefinite suspensions.
Josh Barnett needed only 2:11 to dispatch Nandor Guelmino with an arm-triangle choke in their heavyweight bout on Saturday night, but “The Warmaster” was well compensated for his efforts.
The Strikeforce: Marquardt vs. Saffiedine fighter salaries were released to MMAWeekly.com on Monday with Josh Barnett, Gegard Mousasi, and Daniel Cormier heading the payroll.
Check out Showtime's post-fight interviews with the Strikeforce: Marquardt vs. Saffiedine main card winners.
Looking ahead for the Strikeforce roster as they transition to the UFC - what fights make the most sense and what match-ups could we see in 2013?
If you missed it or just want to take a look back at the main card fights on Showtime, check out this Strikeforce: Marquardt vs. Saffiedine recap featuring headliners Nate Marquardt and Tare...
Following his performance Saturday night, Tarec Saffiedine will forever be known as the final Strikeforce welterweight champion.
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