Strikeforce has signed former PRIDE fighter and one-time top EliteXC middleweight contender Joey Villasenor (27-6 MMA, 2-1 SF) to a four-fight deal. Villasenor, already has three fights with the SF promotion, and is currently on a four fight win streak with five wins in his past six fights.

There has yet to be a debut date or any opponents to be named at this time. Joey Villasenor is a very exciting fighter and really pushes the action in every fight he has been in. A former King of the Cage champion, Villasenor displayed a very impressive 15 fight win streak during the 2002-2006 stretch.