Sources close to the situation recently confirmed the news with FiveOuncesofPain.com.
Noons recently returned to MMA action in March during DREAM 13 with a unanimous decision over feared Muay Thai specialist Andre “Dida” Amade. Prior to his recent return to the sport, K.J. had spent the bulk of the two previous two years focusing on his boxing career.
Widely known as one of the best lightweights in the sport along with being one of the most devastating power punchers in mixed martial arts, Noons is currently riding a four-fight win streak that includes impressive stoppages over the likes of Nick Diaz abd Yves Edwards.
No opponent has been set for Noons as of this time.
While not made official through Strikeforce, the event is currently expected to take place from the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California on June 26.