Strikeforce Veteran Lorenz Larkin to Lock Horns with Francis Carmont at UFC on Fox 7
Another Strikeforce-vs.-UFC matchup has been added to the
UFC on Fox 7
card, as Lorenz
squares off with Francis
on April 20.
Promotion officials announced the pairing on Saturday. UFC on Fox 7
takes place at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif., and features a
lightweight title clash between reigning champion Benson
Henderson and former Strikeforce ruler Gilbert
Unbeaten in 14 professional fights, Larkin’s lone career defeat – a
loss to Muhammed
Lawal at Strikeforce “Rockhold vs. Jardine” – was ruled a
no-contest when “King Mo” failed a post-fight drug test. “Monsoon”
has competed once since then, taking a three-round verdict against
veteran slugger Robbie
Lawler in July. The 26-year-old Milennia MMA product has
finished eight of his 13 victims by way of knockout or technical
A training partner of welterweight king Georges St.
Pierre, Carmont is unbeaten in four Octagon appearances.
“Limitless” went 3-0 in 2012, earning Octagon triumphs over
Vemola and Tom Lawlor.
The 31-year-old Tristar Gym product has finished 16 of his 20
career victories by knockout, technical knockout or submission.
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