- 28-16 MMA / 6-1 Strikeforce Record
- 5 Fight Win Streak
- Notable Wins: Maximo Blanco, Caros Fodor, Mizuto Hirota
- 23-7 MMA / 5-1 Strikeforce Record
- Won 3 of Last 4 Fights
- Notable Wins: Billy Evangelista, KJ Noons, Justin Wilcox
January 12th, 2013
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Chesapeake Energy Arena
Pat Healy retained his number one contender status with a controversial unanimous decision win over Mizuto Hirota at Strikeforce: Rockhold vs Kennedy earlier this year. The win was his fifth consecutive victory, which also included key victories over Maximo Blanco and Caros Fodor.
Jorge Masvidal has gone an impressive 5-1 under the Strikeforce banner, with his only defeat coming by way of unanimous decision to current lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez. His last three victories inside the cage have come by way of decision, including wins over Billy Evangelista, KJ Noons, and most recently Justin Wilcox.