MMA Strikeforce signs Zaromskis (Dream 12 spoilers)

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  1. SubOptimal

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    http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/strikeforce-signs-zaromskis-20649

    Dream welterweight champion Marius Zaromskis has come to terms on a multi-fight contract with Strikeforce, according to officials within the promotion.

    An emerging superstar at 170 pounds, the 29-year-old Lithuanian could make his promotional debut on Dec. 19 at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif. Zaromskis will still compete inside the Japan-based Dream organization, which has formed an alliance with Strikeforce.

    Having supplanted Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic as the man with the sport’s most-feared feet, Zaromskis last competed at Dream 12 on Oct. 25, when he leveled Korean Myeon Ho Bae with a first-round head kick in a non-title affair. He captured the Dream welterweight crown in July, as he stopped Affliction veteran Jason High and respected Japanese standout Hayato "Mach" Sakurai on the same night. Both were victimized by Zaromskis head kicks.

    Spawned by the London Shootfighters camp, Zaromskis joins a stable of Strikeforce welterweights that includes former EliteXC champion Jake Shields, UFC veteran Nick Diaz and one-time International Fight League titleholder Jay Hieron
     
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    oh look, somebody new for Nick Diaz to embarrass
     
  3. SubOptimal

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    I doubt it, but there are definitely some good match ups. Strikeforce is really doing big things now. :cool:
     
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    Could be good
     
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    HIM VS NICK DIAZ FTW
     
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    Zaromski's standup is pretty awesome.
     
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    good to hear.
    I really wanted to see him fight Anthony Johnson in the UFC though:sad2:
     
  8. Gogoplata

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    Over rated. Homey will get beat by anyone with something that resembles a ground game.

    He's a 170 lbs version of CroCop. Come to the US where people ACTUALLY know how to fight - get your shit pushed in.

    Bet on it.
     
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    Yeah, but match him up with someone who will stand with him and you'll have FOTN or KOTN candidates every time.
     
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    [​IMG] [​IMG] [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]- DREAM CHAMP ZAROMSKIS INKS STRIKEFORCE DEAL[/FONT]
    [FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]Saturday, October 31, 2009 - by MMAWeekly.com Staff[/FONT]
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    Strikeforce on Saturday announced it has signed Dream Welterweight Grand Prix champion Marius Zaromskis (13-3) of Lithuania to a multi-fight agreement.

    Known for his explosive, highlight reel kicks, the 29-year-old Zaromskis has won five fights in a row and nine of his last 10.

    He is coming off an utter destruction of Myeon Ho Bae, winning by a first-round knockout on Oct. 25. The victory earned Zaromskis the 2009 Dream Welterweight Grand Prix crown.

    Remarkably, it was the third consecutive time Zaromskis won a fight with a head kick in the opening round. On July 20, 2009, he defeated both Jason High and heavily favored Hayato “Mach” Sakurai with head kicks to win Dream’s 170-pound tournament.

    Zaromskis turned pro on Feb. 4, 2000. He fought several times for UK-based Cage Rage before joining Dream in early 2009. Two of his three losses came against former Cage Rage British champion in Che Mills.

    His promotional debut has yet to be announced, but could come as early as Dec. 19 in San Jose, Calif., according to Sherdog.com.

    taken from mmaweekly.com
    Horrible mistake imo
     
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    the only thing i know about this guy is he can backflip better than GSP.
     

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