ST. LOUIS — New Strikeforce signee Jan Finney has agreed to face Strikeforce women’s middleweight champion Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos on the June 26 Strikeforce card in San Jose, Ca.
Heavy.com confirmed the news with Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker on Saturday night.
Santos, a winner of nine consecutive fights, won the newly-created Strikeforce women’s middleweight title by crushing Gina Carano last August. She scored a third-round TKO of Marloes Coenen in January.
The women’s title fight is currently planned as the co-main event of the evening. Headlining the card will be a heavyweight bout between Fedor Emelianenko and Fabricio Werdum.
“Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Werdum” takes place at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, and will air on Showtime.