Unbeaten Lorenz Larkin (8-0 MMA, 0-0 SF) has replaced Satoshi Ishii (4-1 MMA, 0-0 SF) and now meets fellow light heavyweight Scott Lighty (6-1 MMA, 1-1 SF) at Friday's Strikeforce Challengers 15 event.
Following the earthquake and tsunami disaster in his native Japan, Ishii was unable to secure a visa to leave the country.
Strikeforce Challengers 15 takes place at Stockton Arena in Stockton, Calif. The night's main card airs on Showtime at 11 p.m. ET/PT.
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