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Tickets for “Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Healy” To Go On Sale This Week

Written on November 12, 2012 by Avlya Jaie

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"Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Healy" is set to take place next year at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

The tickets for the “” event  is scheduled to go on sale this week. The show will be headlined by a lightweight title bout between champ and challenger, Pat Healy.

It showcases three title matches, including fights between middleweight title holder Luke Rockhold vs. undefeated fighter Lorenz Larkin and welterweight champ vs. vet Tarec Saffiedine. Heavyweight Grand Prix Tournament champion is also included in the lineup, where he is set to face newcomer Dion Staring.

“Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Healy” is scheduled to take place on January 12, 2013 at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The main card is set to air via Showtime, while the prelims is set to air on Showtime Extreme.

An announcement was made regarding the event:

“We’ve built an absolutely stacked card for Oklahoma City and the SHOWTIME viewers,” STRIKEFORCE CEO Scott Coker said. “We have three awesome title fights featuring some of the best fighters to ever grace the STRIKEFORCE cage. Plus, we have Daniel Cormier, one of the fastest-rising heavyweight stars today, returning to his roots in Oklahoma to fight Dion Staring. January 12 is going to be a really special night.”

“The biggest stars in STRIKEFORCE are putting their titles on the line in competitive fights,” said Stephen Espinoza, Executive Vice President and General Manager, SHOWTIME Sports®, “and that is precisely what fans of STRIKEFORCE on SHOWTIME have come to expect. We are excited to be part of the event.”

Check out the rumored event card below:

Main Card (Showtime)

Lightweight title bout: (c) Gilbert Melendez vs. Pat Healy
Middleweight title bout: (c) Luke Rockhold vs. Lorenz Larkin
Welterweight title bout: (c) Nate Marquardt vs. Tarec Saffiedine
Heavyweight bout: Daniel Cormier vs. Dion Staring

Preliminary Card (Showtime Extreme)

Lightweight bout: vs. Ryan Couture

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