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Lawler vs. Manhoef, Hieron vs. Riggs, Prelims Official for “Strikeforce: Miami”

Robbie LawlerA middleweight matchup between Robbie Lawler and Melvin Manhoef and a welterweight bout between Jay Hieron and Joe Riggs, which were both recently reported by, are now official for Strikeforce: Miami, which takes place on January 30 at the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, Florida.

Strikeforce also confirmed that Pablo Alfonso vs. Marcos da Matta, Sabah Homasi vs. John Kelly, and David Gomez vs. Craig Oxley will be included on the event’s preliminary card.

The current Strikeforce: Miami fight card features:

MAIN CARD (Showtime)

  • Nick Diaz vs. Marius Zaromskis
    Strikeforce Welterweight Championship (vacant)
  • Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos (c) vs. Marloes Coenen
    Strikeforce 145-pound Women’s Championship
  • Robbie Lawler vs. Melvin Manhoef
  • Herschel Walker vs. TBA
  • Bobby Lashley vs. TBA


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

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