Strikeforce Forced to Scrap Yet Another Card, Plans Stacked Card in January

The California based mixed martial arts promotion, Strikeforce have been forced to cancel its second consecutive event this year, scrapping it’s November 3rd event which was originally set to see Daniel Cormier square off with Frank Mir in the main event of the evening.

Strikeforce CEO, Scott Coker said:

“Due to a series of injuries, we were forced to cancel the upcoming card on Nov. 3, but are already working to put together a stacked card in January.”

Showtime Executive Vice President Stephen Espinoza confirmed the promotion’s future with the network will carry on in January. Speaking via a statement released earlier today, Espinoza said:

“While we’re disappointed with the cancellation, we are looking forward to an even bigger Strikeforce event on Showtime early next year.”

The November 3rd event was due to be headlined by the Strikeforce heavyweight grand-prix winner Daniel Cormier taking on former UFC heavyweight champion, Frank Mir, while the promotions middleweight champion Luke Rockhold would take on Lorenz Larkin. Both fight have been scrapped due to injuries.

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