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Josh Thomson Out of Sept. 10 Strikeforce Fight with Maximo Blanco

Josh ThomsonFormer Strikeforce lightweight champion Josh Thompson has been forced out of his upcoming fight with Maximo Blanco at Strikeforce’s Heavyweight Grand Prix Semifinals event on Sept. 10 with a foot injury.

It is not yet known how long Thomson will be sidelined, or who could replace him against the Sengoku veteran Blanco.

The Sept. 10 Showtime-televised event is headlined by Heavyweight Grand Prix semifinals pitting Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva vs. Alistair Overeem’s replacement Daniel Cormier and Josh Barnett vs. Sergei Kharitonov.

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