Strikeforce today put the finishing touches on its upcoming "Challengers" event from the San Jose Civic Auditorium this Friday (Feb. 26) featuring undefeated power puncher Sarah Kaufman (10-0) taking on Japan's dangerous Takayo Hashi (12-1) in the first ever Strikeforce Women's World Bantamweight championship match-up.
The Kaufman vs. Hashi bout will serve as the card's main event.
Strikeforce will also put its partnership with M-1 Global to good use when highly touted M-1 prospect Karl "Psycho" Amoussou (11-2-1) challenges well-traveled veteran Trevor Prangley (22-5) in a middleweight affair. Action is expected to get underway live on Showtime beginning at 11 p.m. ET.
Here is the Strikeforce: "Challengers VI" complete line-up:
Sarah Kaufman (10-0) vs. Takayo Hashi (12-1)
Main Card (Televised on Showtime)
Trevor Prangley (22-5) vs. Karl Amoussou (11-2-1)
Luke Rockhold (6-1) vs. Paul Bradley (12-1)
James Terry (7-1) vs. Tarec Saffiedine (7-2)
Raul Castillo (6-0) vs. Yancy Medeiros (4-0)
Eric Lawson (9-2) vs. Wayne Phillips (3-3)
Chris Stewart (Amateur Debut) vs. Samuel Bracamnonte (Amatuer Debut)
Tristan Arenal (Amateur; 3-1) vs. George Miller (Amateur; 3-1)
Jesse Tobar (Amateur; 2-0) vs. Phil Balducci (Amateur; 1-1)
Renee Robinson (Amateur Debut) vs. Lilia Salas (Amateur Debut)
Steve Dickie (Amateur; 3-0) vs. Alan Lummel (Amateur; 1-0)
Ronald Carillo (Amateur; 1-0) vs. Anthony De Los Santos (Amateur Debut)
Remember that MMAmania.com will provide live blow-by-blow coverage of the main card action on fight night (Friday, Feb. 26) as well as provide a complete recap of the festivities as soon as they conclude.
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