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Germaine de Randamie Withdraws from Strikeforce Challengers 19 Card

Written on September 20, 2011 by Avlya Jaie

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Germaine de Randamie withdraws; Strikeforce Challengers 19 now complete with eight bouts.

Following Julie Kedzie’s withdrawal from her scheduled bout with Germaine de Randamie (2-2 MMA, 1-1 SF) at the Strikeforce Challengers 19 event, “The Iron Lady” was also scratched off from the fight card. Several sources close to the promotion confirmed that Strikeforce officials were incapable of setting a new opponent for Germaine de Randamie.

Strikeforce Challengers 19 will be held this Friday, September 23, at The Pearl at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. The evening’s main card, which headlines the light-heavyweight bout between Lorenz Larkin (11-0 MMA, 2-0 SF) and Nick Rossborough (18-13 MMA, 0-0 SF), will be aired on Showtime.

Prior to the said removal, Gemraine de Randamie has aimed to backfire from her second MMA career misfortune at the Strikeforce Challengers 16 event — where she attained a unanimous decision loss over Julia Budd. With the scratched bout, the Strikeforce Challengers 19 fight card is now complete with eight matches.

See the current Strikeforce Challengers 19 fight card after the cut.

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Julie Kedzie Withdraws from Strikeforce Challengers 19 Card due to Injury

Written on August 30, 2011 by Avlya Jaie

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An undisclosed injury forced Julie Kedzie to withdraw from the upcoming Strikeforce Challengers 19 event in Las Vegas.

Strikeforce has just announced that they had taken Julie Kedzie out from the Strikeforce Challengers 19 fight card due to an undisclosed injury. She was supposed to meet Germaine De Randamie on the upcoming event, which will be held on Sept. 23 at The Pearl at The Palms Casino Resort. Their bout was originally set to be included on the night’s preliminary card.

Up to now, there are still no reports on Julie Kedzie’s replacement. Before being injured, she participated in the Strikeforce: Fedor vs Henderson card in Chicago wherein she attained a close decision loss to Alexis Davis.

Meanwhile, Germaine De Randamie (2-2 MMA, 1-1 SF) aims to come back on the win column after suffering a unanimous decision loss over Julia Budd at the Strikeforce Challengers 16 show.

The Strikeforce Challengers 19 event headlines the bout between Lorenz Larkin and Virgil Zwicker. Its main card is expected to air live on Showtime.

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Alexis Davis vs Julie Kedzie, Added to Strikeforce: Fedor vs Henderson Card

Written on June 23, 2011 by Markham Mencken

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Alexis Davis and Julie Kedzie will make their promotional debut at Strikeforce: Fedor vs Henderson event with a welterweight duel.

Alexis Davis and Julie Kedzie will meet in a women’s welterweight clash for Strikeforce: Fedor vs Henderson event on July 30.

Alexis will make her first appearance in Strikeforce, after signing a multi-fight deal for the promotion recently. A veteran MMA fighter, she is carrying two victories over Elite XC’s Tonya Evinger. Meanwhile, Julie Kedzie will also make her promotional debut in the tournament after her stints at Elite XC, Bodog and HOOKnSHOOT.

Strikeforce hasn’t announced yet whether the Alexis Davis vs Julie Kedzie match will be part of the events preliminary card. So just keep it posted here are Fighting Insider for more update.

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Amanda Nunes Steps out of Strikeforce: Overeem vs Werdum

Written on June 02, 2011 by Markham Mencken

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No more Amanda Nunes vs Julie Kedzie on June 18, at the Strikeforce: Overeem vs Werdum.

Amanda Nunes was forced out of his fight against Julie Kedzie at Strikeforce: Overeem vs Werdum due to a hairline fracture of the foot. In addition to this, Amanda Nunes is also suffering a serious contusion on the foot, which makes it impossible to determine her possible return in the competition yet.

Her bout against Julie Kedzie was slated for 135 pounds on June 18, as part of the Strikeforce: Overeem vs Werdum Heavyweight Grand Prix. Also making a come back in the cage is Gina Carano against Sarah D’Alelio. As of the moment, no replacement for Amanda Nunes has been announced by the promotion.

Who do you think should step in for Amanda Nunes? Leave your picked opponents below.

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