Even with a lineup featuring several of the brand's signature fighters, the final Strikeforce show on Saturday night ended up trying the all-time record low for a major Saturday night MMA card in the network's six year history with the sport.
Take a look at the completed Strikeforce heavyweight grand prix tournament bracket after the crowning of Daniel Cormier as the winner with his decision win over Josh Barnett tonight (Sat., May 19, 2012) in San Jose, California.
Current Strikeforce heavyweight Sergei Kharitonov has been mulling his options over now the the Strikeforce heavyweight division will be no more. Among his options is a move over to the ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) but will only do so if the money is right.
Will Showtime pull the plug on Strikeforce within six months? Dave Meltzer says that their current TV deal expires early next year, so the death of Strikeforce will likely happen within the next six months.