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Sunday, Jul 10, 2011

Keith Berry vs. Gian Villante Added to Aug. 12th Challengers

By FCF Staff

Strikeforce continues to round out the line-up for its upcoming, August 12th Challengers card, as the promotion has announced that Gian Villante will take on light-heavyweight Keith Berry at the event. The bout was confirmed via Strikeforce’s Twitter account.

Villante (7-2) is coming off a unanimous decision loss to Lorenz Larkin on June 24th, after being stopped by Chad Griggs at Strikeforce’s “Fedor vs. Silva” card in February. Villante’s last win came in December, when he TKO’d Joseph Reyes at Ring of Combat 33.

Berry(10-7) will also be looking to end a two fight losing skid, as he’s coming off back-to-back losses to Bert Cooper and most recently Trevor Smith. Prior to the losses Berry had won four straight fights.

The August 12th Challengers will be hosted by the Peal at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada. The card will feature a lightweight bout between Jorge Gurgel and Joe Duarte in the main event.

The card will be broacast on Showtime.



posted by FCF Staff @ 3:14 pm
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