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The names of each pair of contenders have now been drawn. The women of Strikeforce Welterweight Tournament did not know who they are fighting against on Friday next week until yesterday.
Strikeforce Challengers will open with a single-elimination one-night tournament. Here Hitomi Akano is set to face Carina Damm in the first round. Miesha Tate will clash against Maiju Kujala. They weighed in ahead of the Friday fights that will air live on Showtime from the Dodge Theatre.
The main event will feature Joe Tiggs and Louis Taylor in a 182-pound catch weight match-up. Ryan Couture, The UFC Legend Randy Couture’s son, is also pitched in a face off with Lucas Stark in a lightweight fight.
Strikeforce Challengers Weigh-in Results
Joe Riggs (181.6) vs. Louis Taylor (181.2)
Ryan Couture (155.6) vs. Lucas Stark (153.2)
Women’s Welterweight Tournament
Miesha Tate (134.2) vs. Maiju Kujala (134.4)
Carina Damm (134.8) vs. Hitomi Akano (135.0)
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