‘Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy’ Video Preview

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
July 13th, 2012
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Strikeforce Poster Rockhold Kennedy Marquardt Woodley

Three Zuffa, LLC promoted events in a week? Yes, please. Now that UFC 148 and “UFC on FUEL TV 4” are in the record books, the planet’s most powerful mixed martial arts promotion is looking now looking ahead to their next show.

Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy” takes place Saturday inside Rose Garden in Portland, Oregon. To help hype the show, Strikeforce released a video preview featuring the card’s stars.

A pair of championship affairs will headline the festivities. Middleweight champ Luke Rockhold defends his crown against Tim Kennedy in the event’s featured attraction, while Nate Marquardt and Tyron Woodley battle for the vacant welterweight crown.

Please click the media player below to watch the promo:

Here is the night’s complete roster:

Preliminary Card:

(Showtime Extreme 8PM ET/PT)

Jason High vs. Nate Moore

Jordan Mein vs. Tyler Stinson

Jorge Masvidal vs. Justin Wilcox

Ryan Couture vs. Joe Duarte

Pat Healy vs. Mizuto Hirota

Main Card:

(Showtime 10PM ET/PT)

Lorenz Larkin vs. Robbie Lawaler

Roger Gracie vs. Keith Jardine

Nate Marquardt vs. Tyron Woodley (For vacant Strikeforce welterweight title)

Tim Kennedy vs. Luke Rockhold (Strikeforce middleweight champion)

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