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Ronda Rousey vs. Sarah D’Alelio, Switched to Strikeforce Challengers 18 Card

Written on July 05, 2011 by Avlya Jaie

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The match between Ronda Rousey and Sarah D'Aleilo is now listed on "Strikeforce Challengers 18", according to Strikeforce officials.

Strikeforce representatives reported on Sunday that the bout between Ronda Rousey and Sarah D’Alelio, which is supposed to be featured on the “Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Henderson” card in July, is now shifted to August’s “Strikeforce Challengers 18″ event. The said show – which is expected to air on Showtime – will take place at The Pearl at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, highlighting the face-off between Jorge Gurgel and Joe Duarte.

Ronda Rousey is well-known for being the youngest participant in the 2004 Summer Olympics. She is a great Judo fighter who also happens to be the recipient of the 2008 Summer Olympics bronze medal. In 2010, Ronda Rousey entered the world of MMA fighting and obtained a record of 3-0 as an amateur. She is skilled in instantly finishing her opponents using the armbar technique.

Meanwhile, Sarah D’Alelio had been set to meet Gina Carano at a Strikeforce event. However, Gina Carano was not able to continue the match due to unknown reasons. The female MMA fighter is now making a comeback after being defeated by Julie Kedzie last December.

For the latest news and updates regarding Strikeforce Challengers 18, stay tuned to Fighting Insider.

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