Looks like they finally found another
victim opponent for Cristiane Santos.
"Cyborg" (10-1), who somehow managed to escape serving a life sentence for the murder of Jan Finney, has been booked to defend her Women's 145-pound title against Hiroko Yamanaka (12-1) at the promotion's upcoming Showtime event scheduled for the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, Calif., on Sat., Dec. 17, 2011.
Santos hasn't been seen since smashing "Cuddles" back in June 2010, when she threw a frightening 158 total bombs in the opening frame alone and finished with a total of 141 out of 236 total strikes (60-percent) including 63 "power strikes" and six knockdowns.
That's one strike every 3.3 seconds.
Hoping to avoid the Brazilian's relentless attack is Yamanaka, who has been kicking the crap out of the Japanese scene under the Jewels banner, last submitting the unpronounceable Bolormaa Erdenebileg back in July.
"Cat's Eye" will need more than just a feline's retina, she'll need all nine of its lives as well.
Strikeforce: "Melendez vs. Masvidal" will feature lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez putting his 155-pound belt on the line against a very dangerous, and hungry, Jorge Masvidal in the main event of the evening.
Former Strikeforce light heavyweight and 2008 DREAM middleweight grand prix champion, Gegard Mousasi, will look to get back into the promotion's win column in more than a year when he takes on former University of Tennessee defensive standout Ovince St. Preux.
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