Looking Ahead to “Strikeforce: Miami”

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
January 13th, 2010

Now that “UFC Fight Night 20” is in the books, let’s take a look ahead at the next major MMA event, the highly anticipated “Strikeforce: Miami” show inside the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, Florida on January 30th.

Female sensation Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos will make her first title defense as she faces a game Marloes Coenen.

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu ace Nick Diaz will battle Marius Zaromskis to become Strikeforce’s first lightweight champion in the night’s featured bout.

Here are the fighters rumored for the event:

Preliminary Bouts:

David Gomez vs. Craig Oxley
Sabah Homasi vs. John Kelly
Pablo Alfonso vs. Marcos da Matta
Jay Hieron vs. Joe Riggs

Main Bouts:

Bobby Lashley vs. Yohan Banks
Herschel Walker vs. Greg Nagy
Melvin Manhoef vs. Robbie Lawler
Marloes Coenen vs. Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos (Strikeforce Women’s Champion)
Nick Diaz vs. Marius Zaromskis (Open Welterweight Title)

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