Zuffa's acquisition of Strikeforce, it's biggest competitor both domestically and globally, has tantalized fans with the possibility of cross-over matches. Will Nick Diaz challenge Georges St. Pierre? Could Alistair Overeem hang against the likes of Cain Velasquez? Will Strikeforce champ Dan Henderson make another run at the UFC light heavyweight title? Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker talks about the possibility of this happening in the next 8 months to a year: (on MMA Live)
"To me I've always envisioned seeing these big fights happen between Gilbert (Melendez) and Frankie Edgar or Alistair Overeem fighting Cain Velasquez and have these big super bowl events."
"There has been dialogue about something like that happening but it's going to be down the road. The fans of Strikeforce are going to be able to see their fights that they normally see happen on Showtime. Showtime is going to continue to be the broadcast partner. We have our own fighters, UFC has their own fighters. But I bet you in the next eight months to a year, you're going to see some crossover fights. As a fan that's going to be amazing, that's going to be unbelievable, because I think those fights should happen."