Five Bouts Listed to Strikeforce Challengers 18 Main Card
The promotion sets eight more matches to the upcoming Stikeforce Challengers 18 event in Sin City.
The Strikeforce Challengers 18, which headlines the lightweight face-off between Jorge Gurgel and Joe Duarte, will be held next week, August 12, at The Pearl at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. The night’s main card is believed to be airing on Showtime.
The upcoming event is said to be the second Strikeforce Challengers show to take place in Las Vegas. The first one is the July 22’s Strikeforce Challengers 17, which successfully carries more than 1,800 viewers and huge ticket sales of $42,987.50. However, not all tickets were sold for the event. In fact, 76% of them were left and were eventually distributed as complimentary tickets.
The Strikeforce Challengers 18’s full lineup now includes:
Jorge Gurgel (14-7 MMA, 2-2 SF) vs. Joe Duarte (9-2 MMA, 1-0 SF).
Danillo Villefort (13-3 MMA, 0-0 SF) vs. Nate James (12-7-1 MMA, 0-0 SF)
Pat Healy (26-17 MMA, 2-1 SF) vs. Eric Wisely (17-5 MMA, 0-0 SF)
Ronda Rousey (2-0 MMA, 0-0 SF) vs. Sarah D’Alelio (4-1 MMA, 0-0 SF)
Roy Jones Jr. (5-1 MMA, 0-0 SF) vs. Derrick Mehmen (11-3 MMA, 0-0 SF)
Gian Villante (7-3 MMA, 0-2 SF) vs. Keith Berry (10-7 MMA, 0-1 SF)
Nah-Shon Burrell (6-1 MMA, 1-0 SF) vs. Lukasz Les (7-2 MMA, 0-0 SF)
Mike Bronzoulis (12-3-1 MMA, 0-1 SF) vs. Chad Leonhardt (8-2 MMA, 0-0 SF)
Sterling Ford vs. Milton Vieira (not yet official)