Josh Barnett vs Nandor Guelmino Added to Strikeforce: Champions


Josh Barnett

  • 31-6 MMA / 2-1 Strikeforce Record
  • Won 8 of Last 9 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Mark Hunt, Sergei Kharitonov


Nandor Guelmino

  • 11-3-1 MMA / Strikeforce Debut
  • 7 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Emil Zahariev


Strikeforce: Champions

January 12th, 2013

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Chesapeake Energy Arena


Former UFC heavyweight champion, Josh Barnett had a eight-fight win streak snapped in the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix finale, losing a unanimous decision to Daniel Cormier in May of this year. To reach the finals, Barnett earned back-to-back submission victories over Brett Rogers and Sergei Kharitonov.

Nandor Guelmino makes his United States debut on the heels of a seven-fight win streak amassed on the European regional MMA circuit. Most recently, Guelmino got his biggest win of his career, earning a unanimous decision over Emil Zahariev at a World Free Fight Challenge event in Slovenia.


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