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Cung Le vs Scott Smith rematch confirmed for Strikeforce: 'Fedor vs Werdum'


Hard-hitting middleweight Scott Smith will indeed be out to prove that his sensational come-from-behind knockout of ex-Strikeforce 185-pound Champion, Cung Le, was no fluke when the middleweights hook 'em again at Strikeforce: "Fedor vs. Werdum" from the HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif., on June 26.

The promotion today made the long-rumored match up official for its upcoming event on Showtime.

"Hands of Steel" first met Le back at Strikeforce: "Evolution" last December, where the part-time movie star battered him for the better part of three rounds. Apparently, Le forgot to read the manual on Smith's third round heroics and got caught in one of his patented Hail Mary "miracles" in the bout's final minutes.

Repeat -- or retaliation? We will find out soon enough.

Strikeforce: "Fedor vs. Werdum," which will air live on Showtime at 10 p.m. ET on fight night, will feature Fedor Emelianenko taking on grappling wizard Fabricio Werdum in the main event. Current Strikeforce Women's Champion Cristian "Cyborg" Santos will also be in action against Jan "Cuddles" Finney.

For more on Strikeforce: "Fedor vs. Werdum" click here.

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