A women’s lightweight bout between Julie Kedzie vs. Amanda Nunes has been added to Strikeforce: Overeem vs. Werdum.
Amanda Nunes is coming off a 14-second knockout of Julia Budd at Strikeforce Challengers: Saffiedine vs. Woodley. Nunes is currently on a six-fight winstreak. Her opponent, Julie Kedzie, will be looking to extend her own four-fight winstreak that night. The Jackson’s MMA fighter is coming off an April victory over Kaitlin Young.
Strikeforce: Overeem vs. Werdum takes place June 18 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. The card is headlined by a rematch of Strikeforce heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem and Fabricio Werdum. The card will also feature a heavyweight bout between Brett Rogers and Josh Barnett and will mark the return of Gina Carano.