On Monday morning, light heavyweight Mike Kyle announced via Twitter that he will be facing Gegard Mousasi at “Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey.”
“it’s on march 3 Ohio baby. Mak Kyle and mossasi beast mode gerrrrrrrrrrrrrr!!” Kyle wrote.
Kyle most recently hung a unanimous decision victory over Marcos Rogerio de Lima this past September. He had his five-fight winning streak snapped by Antonio Silva prior to beating de Lima.
Mousasi outpointed Ovince St. Preux last month for his own decision win. The former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion has gone 4-1-1 over his prior six scraps.
Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio hosts the March 3rd event. Showtime will broadcast the main card at 10PM ET/PT.
Here is the show’s updated roster:
Caros Fodor vs. Pat Healy
Sarah Kaufman vs. Alexis Davis
K.J. Noons vs. Josh Thomson
Paul Daley vs. Kazuo Misaki
Gegard Mousasi vs. Mike Kyle
Ronda Rousey vs. Miesha Tate (Strikeforce Bantamweight Champion)