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“Strikeforce: Henderson vs. Babalu II” Fight Card Filling Out

Written by Tom Ngo
November 10th, 2010
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Strikeforce Dan Henderson Renato Babalu Sobral

Strikeforce: Henderson vs. Babalu II” takes place December 4th inside the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri. Renato “Babalu” Sobral will be granted his long awaited rematch against Dan Henderson in the show’s featured contest. 

While the main event has been common knowledge for several months, the San Jose, California-based promotion has just added three preliminary bouts to the card’s roster.

Fernando Bettega vs. Wayne Phillips, Justin Lawrence vs. Max Martytniouk and Terrell Brown vs. Patrick Cummins will help bolster Strikeforce’s 2010 finale.

Henderson took a majority decision against Babalu over 10 years ago in Japan’s Rings organization and the Brazilian hasn’t forgotten about it. Although they have been through countless battles since their first encounter, both appear anxious to mix it up again.

NFL star turned MMA fighter Herschel Walker faces Scott Carson in the night’s co-main event.

Here are the fighters expected to participate in the Showtime broadcast:

Preliminary Bouts:

Jesse Finney vs. TBD
Fernando Bettega vs. Wayne Phillips
Justin Lawrence vs. Max Martytniouk
Terrell Brown vs. Patrick Cummins

Main Bouts:

Antonio “Big Foot’’ Silva vs. Valentijn Overeem
Robbie Lawler vs. Matt Lindland
Scott Smith vs. Paul Daley
Herschel Walker vs. Scott Carson
Renato “Babalu” Sobral vs. Dan Henderson (Light Heavyweight Bout)

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