Daniel Cormier vs Dion Staring Booked for January 12th Strikeforce Event

Daniel Cormier

  • 10-0 MMA / 7-0 Strikeforce Record
  • 10 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Jeff Monson, Antonio Silva, Josh Barnett

Dion Staring

  • 28-7 MMA / Strikeforce Debut
  • 6 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Akira Corassani, Peter Graham

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Strikeforce: Melendez vs Healy

January 12th, 2013

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Chesapeake Energy Arena

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Daniel Cormier returns for the first time since winning the Strikeforce heavyweight grand prix. Cormier came in as a replacement for Alistair Overeem in the semifinals and defeated Antonio Silva by first round knockout. He then went on to beat Josh Barnett handily, earning a unanimous decision from the judges to become the grand prix champion.

Dutch born, Dion Staring makes his Strikeforce debut on the tails of a six-fight win streak, which includes a victory over kickboxing great Peter Graham. Most recently, Staring defeated John de Wilde by first round TKO in April of this year.

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