After breaking his losing streak Matt Lindland looks to get back to middleweight relevance when he steps into the cage with former EliteXC middleweight champion and current top 15 fighter Robbie Lawler.
As Tarec Saffiedine and Robbie Lawler get set to collide at UFC on FOX 8 in a battle of welterweight strikers, "Sponge" is confident that the technical striking advantage he has over "Ruthless" will get him the win on July 27 at KeyArena in Seattle.
In middleweight action, former EliteXC Middleweight champion and UFC veteran Robbie Lawler (19-6-0-1, 1-2 SF) battles former UFC Middleweight title contender Matt Lindland (22-7, 1-1 SF) in a classic wrestler vs. striker showdown.
Dan Henderson and Renato "Babalu" Sobral will meet in the main event of "Strikeforce: Henderson vs. Babalu" on Saturday in St. Louis. Three MMA For Real staffers pick Henderson to win while one is going with "Babalu" to score the upset.
The first match-up of the evening that we'll scrutinize is a heavyweight contest pitting Brazilian "Bigfoot" Antonio Silva (14-2, 1-1 SF) as he battles surging UFC, WEC, and Strikeforce veteran Mike Kyle (18-7-1-1, 2-2-1 SF).