Strikeforce has canceled its Nov. 3 event in Oklahoma City, the organization today announced.
Injuries to headliner Frank Mir, as well as co-headliner and middleweight champion Luke Rockhold, prompted the cancellation, officials stated in today's release.
While rumors of the organization's potential demise have swirled in recent weeks, Strikeforce and Showtime officials stated they plan to host the next Strikeforce event in January.
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Strikeforce has canceled its planned Nov. 3 show in Oklahoma City after a string of injuries crippled the card. read news >>
Following a devastating string of injuries, Strikeforce has decided to cancel its upcoming Nov. 3 fight card scheduled for Oklahoma City, Okla., but will remain on Showtime with its next show planned for January 2013. read news >>
Strikeforce's next scheduled card continues to be slammed with injuries.
The latest is Sara McMann, who has been forced out of a fight with Liz Carmouche. MMAWeekly.com first reported the news, which MMAjunkie.com subsequently confirmed with sources close to the event.
Strikeforce's next show is set for Nov. 3 in Oklahoma City, though the event now is without three major fights, including the main and co-main events, due to injury.
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