UFC announces STRIKEFORCE roster joining the promotion

With STRIKEFORCE holding their final event this past Saturday only a selectstrikeforce-ufc few of the remaining roster knew their fate. Before the UFC officially made the decision the dissolve the promotion they began picking top talent at will.
The UFC immediately imported STRIKEFORCE Welterweight champion Nick Diaz, and Middleweights Cung Le Jason Miller. Heavyweights  Alistair Overeem, Fabricio Werdum, Antonio Silva, Lavar Johnson, Shane Del Rosario and Shawn Jordan jumped ship. Welterweight Jay Hieron, Featherweight Maximo Blanco and Middleweight Derek Brunson made their UFC debuts in 2012.
Fighters like Jordan Mein, Robbie Lawler, Tyron Woodley, and Bobby Voelker had bouts announced prior to the final card. As did STRIKEFORCE Women’s Bantamweight champion, now UFC Women’s Bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. World Heavyweight Grand Prix winner Daniel Cormier inked his deal days before the event, and STRIKEFORCE Lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez signed as well.
On the Tuesday January 15th episode of UFC Tonight on FUEL TV, the UFC has unveiled  a list of 19-fighters who will officially be making the jump from the now-defunct promotion. The list includes the most of the top names remaining in the promotion, the Middleweight champion Luke Rockhold, New and final Welterweight champion Tarec Saffiedine, as well as former champions and some former title challengers, but disappointingly no female fighters.
STRIKEFORCE Fighters to UFC List:
Daniel Cormier (11-0 MMA, 8-0 SF) – Scheduled to fight Frank Mir at UFC on FOX 7 April 20th
Light Heavyweights: 
Gegard Mousasi (33-3-2 MMA, 4-1-1 SF)
Gian Villante (10-3 MMA, 3-2 SF)
Champ Luke Rockhold (10-1 MMA, 9-0 SF)
Roger Gracie (6-1 MMA, 4-1 SF)
Tim Kennedy (15-4 MMA, 6-2 SF)
Lorenz Larkin (13-0 MMA, 4-0 SF)
Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza (17-3 MMA, 7-1 SF)
Champ Tarec Saffiedine (14-3 MMA, 6-1 SF)
Roger Bowling (11-3 MMA, 4-3 SF)
Jason High (16-3 MMA, 3-0 SF, 0-1 UFC)
Nate Marquardt (32-11-2 MMA, 1-1 SF, 10-4 UFC)
-Bobby Voelker (24-8 MMA, 4-1 SF) – Scheduled to fight Patrick Coté at UFC 158 March 16th
Champ Gilbert Melendez (21-2 MMA, 11-1 SF) – Scheduled to fight UFC Lightweight champion Benson Henderson at UFC on FOX 7 April 20th
Ryan Couture (6-1 MMA, 6-1 SF)
Pat Healy (29-16 MMA, 7-1 SF, 0-1 UFC)
Kurt Holobaugh (8-1 MMA, 0-1 SF)
Adriano Martins (24-6 MMA, 1-0 SF)
K.J. Noons (11-6 MMA, 3-4 SF)
Josh Thomson (19-5 MMA, 10-3 SF, 2-1 UFC)
Notable fighters yet to be announced to make the jump are:
Josh Barnett (31-6 MMA, 2-1 SF)
Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante (11-3-1 MMA, 4-2-1 SF)
Ovince St-Preux (12-5 MMA, 6-1 SF)
Adlan Amagov (10-2-1 MMA, 3-1 SF)
Jorge Masvidal (23-7 MMA, 5-1 SF)
Female Fighters yet to make the jump are:
Sarah Kaufman (15-2 MMA, 6-2 SF)
Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos (10-1-1 MMA, 4-0-1 SF)
Miesha Tate (13-3 MMA, 6-2 SF)
Alexis Davis (13-5 MMA, 2-1 SF)
Sara McMann (6-0 MMA)
Julie Kedzie (16-11 MMA, 0-2 SF)
–Picks of  unannounced STRIKEFORCE roster are the opinion of Ringside Report Radio/www.ringsidereport.net and do not reflect those of anyone else–
— For event results of the final STRIKEFORCE card check the Weekend in Fights!