Two More Title Fights Added to January Strikeforce Event
Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 11.08.2012
Three titles to be defended...
MMAjunkie reports that two title fights have been added to the January 12 Strikeforce event. Gilbert Melendez (21-2, MMA; 11-1, Strikeforce) will defend his lightweight title against Pat Healy (28-16, MMA; 6-1, Strikeforce). And Strikeforce welterweight champion Nate Marquardt (32-10-2, MMA; 1-0, Strikeforce) will defend his title against Tarec Saffiedine (13-3, MMA; 3-1, Strikeforce).
Already announced is a middleweight title bout between champion Luke Rockhold defending against Lorenz Larkin. Also, Strikeforce heavyweight grand prix winner, Daniel Cormier, returns to face heavyweight Dion Staring.