Both programs are set for January 30, with the Strikeforce card airing live on Showtime.
The counter-attack from the UFC is nothing new from the promotion, who have ran such programs in sync with rival promotion’s events in the past, including Affliction and Strikeforce.
“Strikeforce: Miami” is set to take place from the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, Florida, with both programs scheduled to launch at 10 pm ET.
“Strikeforce: Miami” will feature announced bouts between Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos and Marloes Coenen for the Strikeforce women’s 145 pound title, along with a welterweight battle pitting Nick Diaz up against king of the big kabosh, Marius Zaromskis, for the promotion’s vacant welterweight crown.
FiveOuncesofPain.com was also able to confirm that a bout between Robbie Lawler and Melvin Manhoef is also expected for the card. Herschel Walker and Bobby Lashley are also expected to make their promotional debuts at the event, yet there opponents are still listed as TBA at this point.
UFC 107 was headlined by B.J. Penn‘s five round destruction of Diego Sanchez in a lightwqeight title defense.