Wes Sims gets a shot at Lashley after several proposed opponents fell through.

ProMMA.info has confirmed with Strikeforce Director of Communications Mike Afromowitz that pro wrestling sensation-turned-MMA-fighter, Bobby Lashley (4-0) will be fighting UFC and TUF 10 veteran Wes Sims (22-12-1) at “Strikeforce: Miami” on Jan. 30.

Lashley is coming off a first round submission due to punches win over Bob Sapp at “Ultimate Chaos” in June 2009. Prior to that, he defeated Mike Cook via guillotine and Jason Guida via unanimous decision, also in 2009. And he defeated Joshua Franklin with a :41 second TKO (doctor stoppage) in his Dec. 2008 pro debut.

Sims was last seen on The Ultimate Fighter 10 reality TV show getting choked out by ProMMA.info TUF 10 blogger Justin Wren. Sims’ last official fight was in Nov. 2008, when he knocked out Jason DeAngelo at “Full Contact Fight Series 29”. He is currently riding a three fight win streak.

Sims is a journeyman fighter and has bounced around various organizations most of his career, However, he may be best remembered for getting disqualified for stomping on Frank Mir’s head at UFC 43.

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