A lightweight scrap between James Terry
and Caros Fodor
will likely headline Strikeforce
Terry tweeted news of the bout on Tuesday morning.
“I am fighting June 24 [against] Caros
Fodor,” wrote Terry. “We going to put on a great show as the
main event that night!”
While not officially announced by the promotion, Strikeforce
Challengers 16 is expected to take place in Kent, Wash. No venue
has been announced for the show as of yet.
The event will also likely feature the return of Ryan
Couture, as one of MMA's most famous sons squares of against a
to-be-named foe. Additionally, the show is also rumored to feature
a light heavyweight confrontation between Lorenz
Larkin and Gian
As is typical, the event is expected to air live on Showtime,
delayed on the west coast.
Terry has looked sharp since joining Strikeforce in 2009, winning
five of his six bouts inside the promotion's hexagonal cage. After
suffering his lone Strikeforce defeat at the hands of Tarec
Saffiedine in February 2010, Terry has rattled of three
consecutive wins, as the Californian outpointed David
Marshall before knocking out both Lucas
Gamaza and Josh
Thornburg in 2011.
Fodor has also been impressive during his time with Strikeforce,
posting an undefeated 3-0 record since debuting with the promotion
in July. The 26-year-old most recently fought on April 1, as the
AMC Pankration representative knocked out David
Douglas in the third round of their bout at Strikeforce
Challengers 15. Fodor owns eight of his 10 career victories by
submission and has never been knocked out in his five years as a