SAN JOSE, Calif.- Strikeforce has confirmed the remaining fights for its Strikeforce Challengers event taking place this Friday at the ShoWare Center in Kent, Wash. In the main event, Kirkland, Washington’s Caros “The Future” Fodor goes head-to-head with dangerous lightweight James Terry. Also featured on the card is Ryan Couture, son of UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture, who meets undefeated Matt Ricehouse in 155-pound action. Additionally, Germaine de Randamie will meet Julia Budd in an exciting women’s 145-pound bout.
The broadcast also features Lorenz “The Monsoon” Larkin (10-0) taking on Gian Villante (7-2) in a light heavyweight collision and a welterweight bout between Jason “The Kansas City Bandit” High (14-3) and Quinn Mulhern (15-1).
“Washington has become a hotbed for mixed martial arts and we’re excited to head back to Kent with this exciting card featuring local stars Caros Fodor and Ryan Couture,” Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker said. “Our Challengers events have delivered some outstanding fights and we expect nothing less on Friday.”
Preliminary bouts include undefeated middleweight Derek Brunson (6-0) taking on Jason “The Hawk” Hamilton (8-0), Trevor “Hot Sauce” Smith (7-1) against Keith “KO Kid” Barry (11-6) in a light heavyweight matchup, Brazilian Eduardo Pamplona (14-2) battling Jerron “1 Man Riot” Peoples (4-1) at welterweight, and a lightweight bout between Sterling “Thunda Kat” Ford (12-4) and Charon “Night Train” Spain (7-3).
CAROS FODOR vs. JAMES TERRY
RYAN COUTURE vs. MATT RICEHOUSE
LORENZ LARKIN vs. GIAN VILLANTE
JASON HIGH vs. QUINN MULHERN
GERMAINE DE RANDAMIE vs. JULIA BUDD
DEREK BRUNSON vs. JEREMY HAMILTON
EDUARDO PAMPLONA vs. JERRON PEOPLES
TREVOR SMITH vs. KEITH BARRY
STERLING FORD vs. CHARON SPAIN