Strikeforce announce opening round fights for 135lb women’s tournament

Strikeforce have today announced the pairings for tomorrow night’s four-woman 135-pound contenders tournament in Phoenix, Arizona.

Miesha Tate (9-2) vs. Maiju Kujala (4-1)
Carina Damm (15-3) vs. Hitomi Akano (15-7)

The winner of the one-night tournament will face the winner of the title fight between champion, Sarah Kaufman and challenger, Marloes Coenen.

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