Over the weekend, Strikeforce released its preliminary fight card for Strikeforce: Houston, scheduled for Aug. 21 at the Toyota Center.
The main card (which will be live on Showtime) features a Strikeforce light heavyweight title fight between champion Muhammad “King Mo” Lawal and Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante as well as a battle for the vacant Strikeforce middleweight championship, between Tim Kennedy and Ronaldo “Jacare” de Souza.
Of note, Strikeforce added bouts featuring Andre Galvao vs. Andre Galvao,
former “Ultimate Fighter” cast member Vinicius “Draculino” Magalhaes vs. Rocky Long. Former Olympic wrestler Daniel Cormier heads the preliminary bouts as he puts his 4-0 record on the line against Jason Riley (7-3) and coming off of a recent loss to Devin Cole.
Strikeforce: Houston Preliminary Bouts:
Daniel Cormier vs. Jason Riley
Andre Galvao vs. Nate Moore
Vinicius Magalhaes vs. Rocky Long
Adam Schindler vs. Kier Gooch
Jose Santibanez vs. Reynaldo Trujillo
Chad Robichaux vs. Humberto Deleon
Chad Cook vs. Arteneus Young
Updated 8/21 – The Vinicius Magaelhaes on this card isn’t the TUF fighter. Thanks for the head’s up to our buddy Dermot Fitzgerald
Tags: Andre Galvao, daniel cormier, king mo, Mixed Martial Arts, Strikeforce, tim kennedy, vinny magalhaes