Kazuo Misaki vs. Joe Riggs at Strikeforce's return to the Playboy Mansion

Written by Tim Ngo
August 11th, 2008

Strikeforce announced that they are going to return to the Playboy Mansion for its next event. We now know at least one of the “official” fights that’ll be taking place on September 20th, as Joe “Diesel” Riggs is looking to come back against highly-regarded middleweight fighter Kazuo Misaki.

Riggs was supposed to fight on the previous Strikeforce card, but was forced to pull out when it was learned that he wasn’t cleared by the California State Athletic Commission.

Misaki is looking for a more successful trip to the United States as he was outclassed and outworked by Frank Trigg at PRIDE 33. Many fans in the U.S. may not know who Misaki is, but hardcore fans who watch HDNet Fights know that he has the heart of a lion and some knockout power to boot.

More fights for the September 20th Strikeforce at the Playboy Mansion are expected to be announced soon. Make sure you check out our Rumors section to see who else will be fighting on the card.

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