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Strikeforce Announces Women’s Tournament for Aug. 13, Marloes Coenen Title Shot

Marloes CoenenStrikeforce announced today that Miesha Tate, Carina Damm, Hitomi Akano, and Maiju Kujala will meet in a one-night tournament at Strikeforce Challengers 10 for a shot at the 135-pound title, while Marloes Coenen has been announced as the next challenger for the belt currently held by Sarah Kaufman.

All three tournament bouts at the August 13 event in Phoenix are scheduled for three, 3-minute rounds, with matchups set to be determined at the August 12 weigh-ins for the Showtime-televised card.

Connen awaits the winner of tomorrow’s Strikeforce Challengers 9 fight between the 135-pound champ Kaufman and challenger Roxanne Modafferi.

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Pictured: Marloes Coenen

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