Sean Shelby takes over Strikeforce matchmaking

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According to several MMAWeekly.com sources, former WEC matchmaker Sean Shelby has now taken over the matchmaking duties at Strikeforce.

Shelby was the lead matchmaker at the WEC when the organization merged with the UFC, where he was handling the matchmaking duties for the smaller weight classes alongside longtime UFC matchmaker Joe Silva.


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Zuffa slowly taking over....and 1st!

 Good news.

Digitalmorphine - Zuffa slowly taking over....and 1st!

is that bad? this is the best thing that could've happened, Strikeforce fighters all always complaining about not fighting enough... now they have a competent matchmaker... i really don't see how that's a bad thing.

they only had like 15 employees...it's not suprising to see guys moved around so they can fill up all the management slots.

damane08 has it right. Now there will be way more options for fights, etc. Good move and good for fighters in strikeforce Phone Post

Good. Strikeforce was filled with missed opportunities and flat-out moronic match-making.

good news, sean will make sure fighters like JZ get fights.

good to hear, shelby is excellent.

"Good for him. He always was a great matchmaker in the WEC" Phone Post

BJJkilla - good news, sean will make sure fighters like JZ get fights.



hope so, Rich Chou was always been incompetent

Nuetraman - 
BJJkilla - good news, sean will make sure fighters like JZ get fights.



hope so, Rich Chou was always been incompetent



As is your grammar.

 ^^^ The Grammar police got that one right!



Good move by Zuffa, SF Matchmaking was always crap anyway.  Glad to hear this.

 ^^^ The Grammar police got that one right!



Good move by Zuffa, SF Matchmaking was always crap anyway.  Glad to hear this.

all i am asking.. please get jz and shaolin fights god damn it

Calhoon - There was nothing wrong with the matchmaking before.



In fact they generated the best cards in recent history.


 Because they made a few obvious fights doesnt make the matchmaking good.  It's the non-obvious choices that make a matchmaker good. 

Great news. Now put guys like Jacare to WORK

Great news. Now put guys like Jacare to WORK

Does this mean that prelims won't be filled with random local fighters who aren't going to go anywhere whatsoever in Strikeforce?

It'd be cool to actually be excited for SF prelims for a change.

 Awesome news!