Daniel Cormier StrikeforceA heavyweight feature bout and a middleweight champion are expected to headline the next major Strikeforce card headed to Oklahoma City on Nov. 3.

Strikeforce heavyweight Grand Prix champion Daniel Cormier will headline the event in a crossover bout with former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir.

The two fighters meet as Mir agreed to come over to Strikeforce for a one-fight deal to face Cormier in his last bout with the promotion.

Following the fight, both Cormier and Mir will rejoin the ranks of the heavyweights in the UFC.

The card on Nov 3 is expected to take place in Oklahoma City at the Chesapeake Energy Arena according to a report from USA Today.

In addition to the main event bout between Cormier and Mir, Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold is also expected to be part of the upcoming Nov. 3 card as well.

Rockhold recently tweeted news that he was heading back into training camp a littler earlier than expected after defeating Tim Kennedy in July for his second straight title defense.

“Training camp starts tomorrow,” wrote Rockhold on Aug 26. “Fighting sooner than I thought, sure there’ll be an announcement in the next week or two.”

Sources have indicated to MMAWeekly.com that Rockhold will indeed fight on the Nov 3 card, but his opponent remains a mystery. The most logical choice seemed to be former Strikeforce middleweight champion Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza, but at this time he has not been confirmed for the Nov 3 show as of yet.

The upcoming Strikeforce card on Nov 3 will air on Showtime at 10pm ET with tape delays on the west coast.

For more news and rumors follow MMAWeekly.com on Twitter

view original article >>

Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier Firing Up the Hype Machine Well Ahead of UFC 200

  • 25 days ago
  • 61 views

As the months dwindle down to weeks, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier and interim beltholder Jon Jones have begun to ramp up their trash talk. read news >>

Luke Rockhold: Michael Bisping Is a "Funner" Fight Than "Sloppy" Chris Weidman

  • 25 days ago
  • 35 views

Luke Rockhold is is looking to establish himself as one of MMA's top heels...and he's doing a pretty darn good job of it so far. Since taking the UFC middleweight title at UFC 194, the crafty southpa read news >>

Underdog Bisping finally has title shot; plans to flip the script

  • 26 days ago
  • 0 views

Michael Bisping wasn't supposed to be the opponent for Luke Rockhold at UFC 199 on June 4 on Pay-Per-View. But "The Count" is used to going off script. Bisping plans to make history and flip that scr read news >>

Don't be shocked if Michael Bisping upsets Luke Rockhold at UFC 199 (Yahoo Sports)

  • 25 days ago
  • 44 views

From Yahoo Sports: Common sense tells us Bisping has no shot on Saturday night, but anything can happen in MMA. read news >>

Don't be shocked if Michael Bisping upsets Luke Rockhold at UFC 199 (Yahoo Sports)

  • 25 days ago
  • 15 views

From Yahoo Sports: Common sense tells us Bisping has no shot on Saturday night, but anything can happen in MMA. read news >>

Michael Bisping Says Half the UFC Roster Are Pu**ies (UFC 199 Video)

  • 24 days ago
  • 51 views

Michael Bisping believes that taking the fight with Luke Rockhold on short notice has only helped him, takes a shot at half the UFC roster. read news >>

Luke Rockhold Thought Fabricio Werdum Was a Joke with his Stupid Face (UFC 199 Video)

  • 24 days ago
  • 174 views

As a UFC champion, Luke Rockhold is not a fan of Fabricio Werdum and the way he carried himself as the UFC heavyweight champion. read news >>

UFC 199 Betting Preview: Michael Bisping vs. Luke Rockhold Odds, Analysis

  • 24 days ago
  • 20 views

British contender Michael Bisping (28-7) has never fought for the UFC Middleweight Championship before, previously losing a pair of title-eliminator bouts to Dan Henderson and Chael Sonnen. Bisping w read news >>

UFC 199 Countdown Video: Rockhold vs. Bisping 2

  • 24 days ago
  • 79 views

Luke Rockhold makes his first title defense, as Michael Bisping gets his long-awaited shot at the belt. UFC 199 Countdown takes you inside the lives and training camps. read news >>

UFC 199 Embedded, Episode 4: Life’s Not Bad for Headlining Fighters

  • 24 days ago
  • 19 views

On Episode 4 of UFC 199 Embedded, middleweight champion Luke Rockhold flies to L.A. and checks out his luxurious home away from home. read news >>