He has to take fights to keep
He has to take fights to keep busy. Strikeforce dropped the ball with him after his Shaolin fight. He has talked about the trouble getting fights with Strikeforce in a couple interviews. He also was looking for a lawyer to help him get out of his contract.
15-0 Undefeated record – Check
Wins over a few “named” opponents (Oliveira, Ludwig, Ribeiro) – Check
Good back story of overcoming adversity – Check
A feel good story with his Mom making his shorts – Check
The story writes itself.
EDIT: I expect to see him on a future season of TUF, if he can break the contract.