Strikeforce: 'Feijao' Cavalcante vs Yoel Romero booked for Sept. 10 in Cincinnati

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This fight card is packing some serious heat.

That's because yet another compelling match-up has been added to the upcoming Strikeforce event on Sept. 10 going down at the U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Former Light Heavyweight Champion Rafael Cavalcante will return to the hexagon to take on recently signed mega-prospect Yoel Romero brought word of the pending match-up earlier today.

This will mark "Feijao's" first bout back inside a Strikeforce cage since getting an "H-Bomb" unloaded on his face courtesy of "Dangerous" Dan Henderson back in March.

Time to get back on the hog ... but it won't be easy.

Yoel Romero, while most certainly unheralded and still an unknown to mixed martial arts fans, is built like a brick shithouse and is an absolute beast of a wrestler.

Example: in the 2000 Olympics he won a silver medal for his home country of Cuba.

He made his debut in MMA in 2009 at 34-years-old and has stopped all four of his opponents thus far, all coming overseas. He'll make his way stateside for a ridiculously tough test against a former champion for his first fight in a major promotion.

No pressure.

Strikeforce on Sept. 10 will feature a stacked line-up of fights that includes the continuation of the heavyweight grand prix tournament with semifinal match-ups pitting Antonio Silva vs. Daniel Cormier and Josh Barnett vs. Sergei Kharitonov.

In addition, Ronaldo Souza will defend his middleweight title on the card against a returning Luke Rockhold.

Stay tuned to for more as it becomes available.

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