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Mike Kyle pulls out of Mousasi fight for next week

Best80smovieRAD2011-04-01 07:15:02 +0000 #1

Mike Kyle has been forced to pull out of next week's fight against Gegard Mousasi due to a broken hand suffered in training, Strikeforce director of communications Mike Afromowitz confirmed with MMA Fighting.

Strikeforce is currently looking for a replacement to fight Mousasi, but the organization has yet to sign anyone as of Thursday afternoon.

The Kyle-Mousasi fight was scheduled to be a part of April 9's four-fight card, co-headlined by Nick Diaz vs. Paul Daley and Gilbert Melendez vs. Tatsuya Kawajiri.

Kyle (18-8-1, 1 NC) broke his right hand in a December loss to Antonio Silva. The loss snapped Kyle's six-fight undefeated streak.

Mousasi (30-3-1) is 2-0 since losing his light heavyweight title to Muhammed Lawal last April. He hasn't competed for Strikeforce since the loss to "King Mo."

Also scheduled for the April 9 card in San Diego, is a lightweight bout between Shinya Aoki and Lyle Beerbohm.
Onion2011-04-01 07:24:32 +0000 #2
Who is the 205 champ?

Nvm, it's Hendo. I was thinking Hendo won the 185 title, but that is Jacare.
tpnurdle2011-04-01 07:35:59 +0000 #3
This is about the time we start seeing guys dropping from Strikeforce cards. Wonder who is next?
BulldogWrestler2011-04-01 07:32:37 +0000 #4
I'd like to see Mousasi fight Aoki.
BruceLee2011-04-01 08:09:38 +0000 #5
Zuffa buys them and Strikeforce still can't get their act together.
Jugger2011-04-01 09:42:29 +0000 #6

Originally Posted by BruceLee

Zuffa buys them and Strikeforce still can't get their act together.

It takes a while to detox.



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