The Strikeforce: Fedor Vs Henderson event on July 30th received a major new addition today with the announcement that Paul Daley will fight Evangelista ‘Cyborg’ Santos for the vacant welterweight title.

It was announced last week that Former champion Nick Diaz gave up his belt when he signed a new deal with Zuffa that sees him cross over to the UFC to fight Georges St.Pierre later in the year, paving the way for Daley and ‘Cyborg’ showdown.

This has all the makings of an exciting fight with both men known for their love of stand-up wars, and each possessing KO power in their strikes.

After losing to Diaz back in April Daley had vowed to make another run at the title, but at the time he didn’t just how quickly his chance would come again and the former UFC fighter is all-but-certain to be installed as the early favorite to finally achieve of his dream of becoming a champion for a major promotion.