When Strikeforce announced an eight fighter Heavyweight Grand Prix Tournament, many thought it would prove who was the baddest big man in the world. Now over a year later, with a lot of surprises and a UFC buyout of the organization, we are just a week away from watching the final two fighters battle it out.
On May 19th, gritty veteran Josh Barnett (31-5) will take on the undefeated Daniel Cormier (9-0) to see which fighter is the very best heavyweight in Strikeforce. Here is a look back at how these two fighters made it this far.
Preview: Barnett vs. Cormier