Nick Diaz will return to fighting Jan. 30 with Strikeforce. No opponent has been announced for the brash scrapper, but the fight will take place in Florida and also feature the MMA debut of former NFLer Herschel Walker.
Jardine vs. Bader
MMAjunkie reports Keith "Dean of Mean" Jardine is set to take on The Ultimate Fighter 8 winner Ryan Bader at UFC 110 in Australia. The card is scheduled for February.
Former UFC light heavyweight champ Quinton "Rampage" Jackson announced on his website that he will return to the UFC. Jackson, who coached Season 10 of The Ultimate Fighter, then drew the wrath of UFC president Dana White for taking an acting role on The A-Team movie instead of his fight against Rashad Evans, says he aims to shut both White and Evans up in his return.
Noons time in Strikeforce
Strikeforce continues to add to its stable of fighters. The most recent acquisition is former EliteXC lightweight title-holder K.J. Noons, who's best known for his win over Diaz.