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Billy Evangelista vs. Marlon Sims Strikeforce fight booked

Evangelista Simms

The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 5 cast member and legendary (in his own mind) street brawler Marlon Sims (3-2) is set to return to action against super tough up-and-comer Billy Evangelista (5-0) in a 155-pound bout this weekend on the Strikeforce: "Shamrock vs. Cung Le" under card.

No major site is reporting this match up -- not even or Strikeforce. However, Strikeforce Vice President Mike Afromowitz today confirmed the showdown with

Sims has had one fight since his backyard brawl with Noah Thomas on the set of TUF 5, losing to Pat Minihan via submission (rear naked choke) in December 2007.

Evangelista, on the other hand, has been turning heads on the local Fresno, Calif., scene with his undefeated record and fantastic promise. He trains with the prestigious American Kickboxing Academy (AKA) camp, which has some of the most talented fighters in the sport on its roster.

Don't expect this one to go the distance.

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