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Liz Carmouche Steps in for Miesha Tate Against Marloes Coenen

Written on February 24, 2011 by Markham Mencken

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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, was forced to withdraw from her penciled March 5 title bout against in Strikeforce. That said, 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: 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 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.

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