Daniel Cormier is a two-time Olympian and one of MMA's top heavyweight prospects. At Strikeforce Challengers 13, he lived up to his potential by easily beating tough journeyman Devin Cole. Was a new star born in Nashville?
Strikeforce Challengers 13 will take place on Friday, January 7th from the Nashville Municipal Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee, live on Showtime at 11:00 PM EST. The event will be headlined by a clash of highly-touted welterweight prospects as NCAA All-American wrestler Tyron Woodley looks to extend his undefeated streak to eight wins as he battles Team Quest fighter Tarec Saffiedine in the main event of the evening.
In a highly anticipated showdown between top welterweight (170 pounds) rising stars, undefeated Tyron Woodley (7-0) will take on hard-hitting Tarec “Sponge” Saffiedine (10-2) in the main event. Other televised fights: U.S. Olympic wrestler and undefeated heavyweight Daniel Cormier (6-0) meets Devin Cole (18-8-1), former University of Tennessee linebacker Ovince Saint Preux (9-4) will be opposed by “Abongo’’ Humphrey (7-2) at light heavyweight (205 pounds)