Tim Kennedy To Face Melvin Manoef Instead Of Luke Rockhold

Tim Kennedy may not be fighting Luke Rockhold at Strikeforce: Ohio after all with MMA Junkie reporting that sources close to the situation suggest that the charismatic middleweight will now face dangerous striker Melvin Manhoef. Manhoef is both experienced in MMA and K-1 but his form has become increasingly erratic due to problems defending against takedown and leaving himself opening to counterpunches. Manhoef has lost four of his last six fights although his power still poses a threat to any fighter.

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