Masvidal vs. Green Likely For November Strikeforce Event In OKC

Jorge Masvidal

Jorge Masvidal

Masvidal vs. Green tapped for November event

A lightweight bout between Jorge Masvidal and Bobby Green is expected to take place on Strikeforce’s November card in Oklahoma City.

MMAjunkie.com reported the match up on Tuesday.

The card was expected to feature a heavyweight main event between Strikeforce champion Daniel Cormier and former UFC champion Frank Mir, but the bout has been canceled due to an injury to the latter.

Meanwhile, Masvidal is likely happy with the booking after expressing discontent with the promotion due to his limited amounts of contests.

The former top contender has won three of his last four. The loss came against Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez.

For Green, this comes as an opportunity to break out of his role as a preliminary card fighter. All five of his Strikeforce contest, four of which he has won, came on the undercard of events.

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