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Strikeforce Debut for Valentijn Overeem Put on Hold

Written on November 29, 2010 by Zac Efren

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Due to an undisclosed injury, Valentijn Overeem’s debut on Strikeforce will be moved to another date.

Strikeforce: Henderson vs. Babalu 2 got another blow. According to reports, Valentijn Overeem will be unable to face Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva on Showtime which will happen on Dec. 4 due to an unidentified injury.

The said event should be the Strikeforce debut of Overeem, the brother of Strikeforce heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem. Right now, younger Overeem is on a two-fighting winning streak. This fight will be his stepping stone to the promotion’s heavyweight class.

Meanwhile, Silva encountered defeat against Fabricio Werdum in 2009 but returned to redeem himself by winning over Andrei Arlovski in May.

The Strikeforce: Henderson vs. Babalu 2 showcases a fight between Dan Henderson and Renato “Babalu” Sobral in the main card. Preliminary fight will feature fights of Matt Lindland versus Lawler and Paul Daley against Scott Smith.

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