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Lorenz Larkin vs Nick Rossborough, New Headline for Strikeforce Challengers 19

Written on September 16, 2011 by Markham Mencken

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A new headliner for Strikeforce Challengers 19 has been set, as Nick Rossborough is now slated to meet Lorenz Larkin on September 23.

After inflicting an injury, Virgil Zwicker will be replaced by Nick Rossborough for the Strikeforce Challengers 19 event on September 23. The latter will take the unbeaten Lorenz Larkin in the night’s main event.

Nick Rossborough, who carries a 18-13 record, tried out for the TUF 7 but was eliminated by Jesse Taylor in the entry round. His most recent appearance earned him a second-round guillotine choke submission win over Hank Weiss. Lorenz Larkin, on the other hand, is carrying a clean 11-0 record; with eight of those coming via KO or TKO.

Strikeforce Challengers 19 will go down at The Pearl at The Palms in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Larkin vs Zwicker, Set for Strikeforce Challengers 19

Written on August 14, 2011 by Markham Mencken

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Strikeforce Challengers 19 now has main event, as Lorenz Larkin faces Virgil on September 23.

Strikeforce Challengers 19 now has a headline match, as Lorenz Larkin will face Virgil Zwicker in a light heavyweight duel on September 23. Also featuring the return of Ryan Couture in the cage, the said event will go down at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas.

Lorenz Larkin is carrying a 11-0 professional record, and has exhibited an effective – though unorthodox – striking by the longest mile in his two Strikeforce stint against Scott Lighty and Gian Villante.

Virgil Zwicker, on the other hand, made his Strikeforce debut last October against Lavar Johnson — wherein he got his first stoppage defeat. He rebounded afterwards against Brett Albee during the Diaz vs Daley show in April.

More updates on Strikeforce Challengers 19 are sure to come, so just keep it posted here are Fighting Insider.

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