Strikeforce Heads Back to Washington

Written by Tom Ngo
May 5th, 2009


Strikeforce has officially announced their return to the great state of Washington as they will be taking their “ShoMMA: Strikeforce Challenger” series up north on June 19th.

Jackson Submission fighter Joey Villasenor will be taking on Brazilian Evangelista “Cyborg” Santos in the night’s main event.

In addition, UFC fallout and Strikeforce rookie Jorge Gurgel was confirmed to participate on the card, however no opponent has been assigned. It is Rumored that Gurgel will be scrapping with Conor Heun as the card’s main bout.

The promotion will be held inside the ShoWare Center in Kent, Washington and will be airing on Showtime at 11PM EDT/PDT. Tickets for the event go on sale this Friday at 1PM EDT/10AM PDT.

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