UFC Buys Strikeforce: Look Who's Coming to the UFC

According to Dana White in his interview with MMAFighting - "The UFC needs more fighters." Once contracts expire, Zuffa will have the right to negotiate for the UFC and try to acquire Strikeforce's talent. Dana White compared the Strikeforce purchase to "the same thing that happened with PRIDE and the WEC."

So who might be coming in 2011 or 2012? Looking at the Strikeforce roster which features superstar heavyweights Fedor Emelianenko, Fabricio Werdum, Alistair Overeem, Josh Barnett, Sergei Kharitonov as well as light heavyweights Dan Henderson, Gegard Mousasi, Muhammed Lawal and much more. 

Here's a start:

Fabricio Werdum, Antonio Silva, Fedor Emelianenko, Alistair Overeem, Josh Barnett, Brett Rogers, Sergei Kharitonov, Daniel Cormier, Shane del Rosario, Dan Henderson, Gegard Mousasi, Muhammed Lawal, Rafael Cavalcante, Roger Gracie, Ovince St. Preux, Ronaldo Souza, Tim Kennedy, Robbie Lawler, Cung Le, Melvin Manhoef, Jason Miller, Nick Diaz, Paul Daley, Evangelista Santos, Tyron Woodley, Shinya Aoki, Gilbert Melendez, Jorge Masvidal
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