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Two More Title Fights Added to January Strikeforce Event

November 8, 2012 | Posted by Jeffrey Harris

MMAjunkie reports that two title fights have been added to the January 12 Strikeforce event. Gilbert Melendez (21-2, MMA; 11-1, Strikeforce) will defend his lightweight title against Pat Healy (28-16, MMA; 6-1, Strikeforce). And Strikeforce welterweight champion Nate Marquardt (32-10-2, MMA; 1-0, Strikeforce) will defend his title against Tarec Saffiedine (13-3, MMA; 3-1, Strikeforce).

Already announced is a middleweight title bout between champion Luke Rockhold defending against Lorenz Larkin. Also, Strikeforce heavyweight grand prix winner, Daniel Cormier, returns to face heavyweight Dion Staring.

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