nate marquardtWelcome 6th Rounders, to my picks and predictions for Strikeforce’s last event“Marquardt vs. Saffiedine” will air Showtime on Saturday night. The evening’s action will be headlined by a welterweight title fight. A solid line-up calls for solid picks, right? Whether you agree or disagree, leave your thoughts by commenting.

As lead writer here, I do my best to make quality peeks into the future. That being said, anything can (and does) happen in mixed martial arts. With an overall 579-363 (61% correct) record thus far since our launch, let’s get into how I see the action inside the cage going down from Oklahoma City.

*(winners are in bold)

Results: 9-2

Nate Marquardt vs. Tarec Saffiedine: Marquardt via decision
Daniel Cormier vs. Dion Staring: Cormier via submission
Josh Barnett vs. Nandor Guelmino: Barnett via decision
Mike Kyle vs. Gegard Mousasi: Mousasi by TKO
Ed Herman vs. Ronaldo Souza: Souza by submission

Pat Healy vs. Kurt Holobaugh: Healy by TKO
Roger Gracie vs. Anthony Smith: Gracie via submission
Tim Kennedy vs. Trevor Smith: Kennedy via decision
Ryan Couture vs. KJ Noons: Couture via decision

Jorge Gurgel vs. Adriano Martins: Martins via decision
Michael Bravo vs. Estevan Payan: Bravo by TKO