Strikeforce returns on January 30 for “Strikeforce: Miami,” featuring Nick Diaz vs. Marius Zaromskis and Christiane “Cyborg” Santos vs. Marloes Coenen, in Sunrise, Florida and is planning Showtime-televised “Challengers” events for February and March before returning to CBS in April.
According to MMA Fighting, which confirmed the schedule with Scott Coker on Wednesday, the next “Challengers” event will take place on February 26 in San Jose, California and will be headlined by rising middleweight Luke Rockhold.
The March “Challengers” event will reportedly take place on March in Fresno, California and is expected to feature heavyweight prospect Shane DelRosario, recently rumored as a potential opponent for Bobby Lashley, according to Derek Bolender.
Finally, the April Strikeforce event on CBS, which doesn’t have a set date or location, is likely to be headlined by Fedor Emelianenko vs. Fabricio Werdum.
Pictured: Scott Coker