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Mike Kyle In Against Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva at Saturday’s “Strikeforce: Henderson vs. Babalu”

Mike Kyle will return to heavyweight to replace injured newcomer Valentijn Overeem and will face contender Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva at Saturday’s “Strikeforce: Henderson vs. Babalu” event in St. Louis, Strikeforce announced Monday.

Kyle (18-7-1) has won four-straight, including a first-round TKO victory earlier this month in Australia, while Silva (14-2) rebounded from a November loss to Fabricio Werdum with a unanimous decision over Andrei Arlovski in May.

Saturday’s Showtime-televised card is headlined by a rematch between Dan Henderson and Renato “Babalu” Sobral and also features Scott Smith vs. Paul Daley and Robbie Lawler vs. Matt Lindland.

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