Strikeforce Will Come to an End Saturday with Marquardt vs. Saffiedine

Strikeforce will officially come to an end this Saturday with it's last show Marquardt vs. Saffiedine.  The event features former UFC star Nate Marquardt who is the welterweight title holder.  It will also feature heavyweight title holder Daniel Cormier who sports a 10-0 record,  and MMA legend Josh Barnett.  With former Strikeforce women's champion Ronda Rousey making her UFC debut in February, we started thinking who else would make their way to the UFC?  Here are the top 10 fighters UFC should recruit via cagewriter.

1. Daniel Cormier
2. Gilbert Melendez
3. Luke Rockhold
4. Nate Marquardt
5. Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos
6. Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza
7. Gegard Mousasi
8. Tim Kennedy
9. Josh Barnett
10. Miesha Tate       

With that list in mind I can only think that a Gina Carano comeback would make the new UFC women's division that much better.   Not to mention the depth that the heavyweight division would gain with Cormier and Barnett in the mix.  The most compelling story for me would be Gilbert Melendez though.  Melendez sports a 21-2 record in the lightweight division and would be a perfect match-up for UFC champ Benson Henderson.

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