Gilbert Melendez vs. Pat Healy Latest Addition To January Strikeforce Card

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Biggavelli
11/8/12 7:51:56PM
A third Strikeforce championship match has been added to the January event, as Gilbert Melendez will face Pat Healy. The bout was reported by MMAjunkie.com on Thursday.

Two other championship matches are scheduled for the January 12 card, as Nate Marquardt defends his Strikeforce welterweight crown against Tarec Saffiedine, and Luke Rockhold meets Lorenz Larkin for his Strikeforce middleweight title.

Melendez and Healy were originally set to collide at an event earlier this year, but an injury to "El Nino" took him out of the contest. The entire card was eventually cancelled.

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BuffaloDave
11/8/12 9:24:03PM
Winner of this, should fight winner of Cowboy/Showtime for number contender now that it's official SF is done after this card.
Budgellism
11/8/12 9:28:06PM

Posted by BuffaloDave

Winner of this, should fight winner of Cowboy/Showtime for number contender now that it's official SF is done after this card.



I love that idea
sparky
11/8/12 10:12:33PM
I hope to see both of these guys compete in the UFC sometime in the near future.