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Alotta Strikeforce Linear Champs are Current UFC Champs

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  1. rock2x22 Purple Belt

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    5 (or 6 if u count GSP v Hendricks as the Win it shoulda been for Hendricks)

    Strikeforce Champs and where the Belt would be now

    HW- Stipe Miocic (Current UFC Champ)

    LHW- (Dan Henderson) DC (Current UFC LHW Champ)

    MW- (Tarec Saffedine) Robbie Lawler (Current UFC WW Champ)

    WW- (Nick Diaz) GSP or Robbie Lawler (Shoulda list UD to Hendricks so Lawler then who is Currently UFC WW Champ

    LW- (Gilbert Melendez) Eddie Alvarez (Current UFC Champ)

    WBW- (Ronda Rousey) Amanda Nunes (Current UFC Champ)

    WFW- Cris Cyborg (hasn't lost since)
     
  2. EndlessCritic Gold Belt

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    GSP is the lineal strikeforce 170 and 185 champion, as shields and diaz left with the real titles. (funny, cung le ducked shields, even though cung would probably have beaten him.)

    otherwise, saff won the belt at 170. rockhold had the belt at 185.
     
  3. P0rkchop Black Belt

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    Strikeforce was a stepping stone for a lot of fighters who were trying to make their way into the UFC. It's like being surprised that players from college make it to the NBA
     
  4. NaughtyBoy Silver Belt

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    Strikeforce > UFC

    We all know.
     
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    I liked Strikeforce. Had great talent & good fights
     
  6. sonhow Silver Coin

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    Funny thing is that many of the considered "best" fighters like Gil, Diaz and Overeem (in the beginning) failed the expectations while guys considered middle pack like Lawler and Werdum (people were expecting Roy to KO him here on Sherdog) revived their careers and became the n.1 fighters in their divisions.
    There were of course Rockhold and Cormier who made heir ways to the top like they were supposed to as well but overall no one could tell what was going to happen when Strikeforce closed.
     
  7. mime Black Belt

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    they were pros before though its more like the ABA-NBA merger.
     
  8. EndlessCritic Gold Belt

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    by the end of 2017, it's possible we'll have 3 champions from dream:

    Overeem
    Jacare
    Alvarez

    Dream > UFC

    By the end of 2017, it's possible we'll have 6 champions from TUF:

    TUF 24 winner
    Dillashaw
    Ferguson
    Magny or Gastelum
    Pena
    Calderwood or Namajunas

    TUF > UFC
     
  9. rock2x22 Purple Belt

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    Do u remember when it was around a lot of ppl treated it like Bellator a minor league, for some of us thou it had this PrideFC vibe & trumped UFC events in anticipation
     
  10. P0rkchop Black Belt

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    Ya around here only the HW division was considered on par with the UFC
     
  11. Taric Gold Belt

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    That would be rather bizarre actually.
     
  12. Bogeyman Electrical Cord Belt

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    Currently, three champions from Cage Warriors:

    Jedrzejczyk
    Bisping
    McGregor
     
  13. CoffeeAndBeer OG from 1993

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    I don't understand what you're saying.
     
  14. alexxx In the Mix

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  15. rock2x22 Purple Belt

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    Imagine if in 4 years some Bellator or WSOF Champions went on to do this again in the UFC (1st PrideFC then Strikeforce & we are, as mentioned, close to Dream doing the same)
     

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