It wasn't easy, but Strikeforce today confirmed that is has finally found an opponent for former WWE star and collegiate wrestling champion Bobby Lashley (4-0):
Three-fight UFC veteran and The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 10 alum, Wes Sims.
The announcement comes with little more than one week until Strikeforce: "Miami" is set to go down from the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, Florida on Saturday, Jan. 30.
Yohan Banks was originally expected to take on Lashley; however, the Florida Boxing Commission rejected him as a worthy opponent. Mixed martial arts journeyman, Jimmy Ambriz, was later approved by the commission, but Strikeforce apparently wanted to go in a different direction.
Has Wes Sims even been training since he last appeared on TUF 10? We saw how Sims looks on TUF 10 getting mauled by a very inexperienced and much smaller Justin Wren. Strikeforce, you dropped the ball on this one.