Bellator Vet Nate James Signs with Strikeforce, Debuts Aug. 12
veteran Nate James
has signed with Strikeforce
and will make his promotional debut at Strikeforce
on Aug. 12.
American Kickboxing Academy fighter announced the news Thursday
via Twitter. Though James did not name his opponent for the event,
the fighter did specify that his bout would take place at
Headlined by a lightweight scrap between Jorge Gurgel
Duarte, Strikeforce Challengers 18 will emanate from the Palms
Casino Resort in Las Vegas. The event is also expected to feature
an additional 155-pound showdown between Pat Healy and
Wisely. Also recently added to the main draw is a 145-pound
women’s contest pitting Ronda
Rousey against Sarah
After fighting for nearly five years on the Oklahoma and California
circuits, James made his first and only Bellator appearance in
April, falling by split decision to Tyler
Stinson in an undercard bout. James most recently recovered
from the defeat by outpointing Marcus
Sursa on June 18. The middleweight has finished half of his
career victims by either knockout or submission, and he has never
been knocked out as a pro.
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