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The Strikeforce Leftovers -

Strikeforce has come to an end, and we know many of the fighters who will be moving over to the UFC, but there are a handful of fighters we will take a look at who did not fight on the final card who could end up in the UFC.

Light-Heavyweights -

Gian Villante - After a rough start, he finished his Strikeforce Tenure with a 3 fight winning streak. Add to the fact that he has spent time training with Team Serra-Longo and I'd expect him to get a chance in UFC.

Guto Inocente - An undefeated prospect who won his only Strikeforce fight, he should at least get a shot in a not so deep LHW division.

Ovince St. Preux - Went 6-1 under the Strikeforce Promotion, his only loss coming to Gregard Mousasi. OSP should be an easy pick up for UFC, especially in this division.

Middleweight -

Adlan Amagov - He was 3-1 in Strikeforce, and trains with a quality team at Greg Jackson's in New Mexico. He finished with a solid KO win and I see UFC at least offering him a chance to prove himself.

Welterweight -

Jason High - Since he lost his UFC debut and was cut, High has won seven straight fights, including three straight in Strikeforce. He also defeated recently UFC addition Jordan Mein during that streak, so if he doesn't end up in UFC I'd be very surprised.

Jorge Santiago - Santiago was set to fight at the September card that was cancelled by Strikeforce. He has had two previous runs in UFC that did not end well, and I doubt that UFC gives him another shot.

Quinn Mulhern - He has won 10 of 11, and his last 3 in Strikeforce. He doesn't have a very high ceiling, but he could be a solid middle of the pack guy for a while, and I expect UFC to give him a chance.

Chris Spang - Went 2-1 in Strikeforce, and has a 5-1 overall record. A Swedish fighter, is something that UFC can always use on its roster as it takes time to target that region, but UFC might cut him loose to let him get some more seasoning. His brother has fought for Bellator, so I'd expect to see him head in that direction if UFC doesn't pick him up.

These were just the names I noticed looking through guys who were tied to Strikeforce that we did not see on the final card. Any fighter on this list that UFC doesn't pick up, I'd expect to at a minimum get an offer from Bellator.

\The FanPosts are solely the subjective opinions of Bloody Elbow readers and do not necessarily reflect the views of Bloody Elbow editors or staff.

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