Liz Carmouche Steps in for Miesha Tate Against Marloes Coenen
With Miesha Tate now out of Strikeforce's 135-pound women's championship battle picture, Marloes Coenen will defend her title against Liz Carmouche instead.
After suffering a knee injury during training, Miesha Tate was forced to withdraw from her penciled March 5 title bout against Marloes Coenen in Strikeforce. That said, Liz Carmouche will take her post at the promotion’s 135-pound women’s championship event. The women’s tourney is set to take action at Strikeforce: Feijao vs Henderson event.
Liz Carmouche is a two-time Strikeforce veteran and a former US Marine. She is currently undefeated with a record of 5-0, and with notable wins over Colleen Schneider and Jan Finney. On the other hand, Marloes Coenen is coming from a title-winning performance against Sarah Kaufman last October.
The Strikeforce: Feijao vs Henderson will headline a light heavyweight title bout between Dan Henderson and Rafael Cavalcante. The titular match will take place on March 5, at the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio and will air live on Showtime.View Article Source »