Originally Posted by rockybalboa25
You're right, and just to make you happy Sherdog.com just listed Alvarez at #2 in the LW rankings. I've heard that Nick Diaz can't make 155, so they set the weight at 160. Any truth to that? Also what is the deal with Strikeforce guys like Thompson and Melendez. Can they fight in Elite XC, or is that just for Shamrock?
Ah, #2? Now that is music.....
Nick Diaz has had trouble with making weight in the past. But with other top tier LWs in EliteXC I don't think they'd put that in a twist to accomodate Diaz.
Strikeforce has a promoting alliance with EliteXC and they share fighters back and fourth. Thompson and Melendez have been focused on eachother latley. 6 Months before the fight so they were tied up, and now they can move ahead.
Look at the thread I just made on Josh Thompson. It's in this section. He definatly has interest in an Elite fighter.