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Cung Le Likely To Fight Again In 2008; Misaki A “Possible” Opponent

Cung LeStrikeforce middleweight champion Cung Le, who is actively pursuing an acting career, will likely fight again in 2008, according to MMA Weekly. Le first-revealed his intentions to wait until late-2008 or early-2009 to fight again in a recent interview with

Le won the middleweight title with a third-round TKO victory over then-champion Frank Shamrock in March after fracturing a bone in Shamrock’s arm with a kick.

“He’ll be back in the gym. He’s still training, and he’ll be back at it… You know, it’s a possibility he might wind up fighting (Kazuo) Misaki, who we were hoping he’d fight last November, but there was scheduling conflicts on Misaki’s side, so it didn’t happen,” Strikeforce Vice President Mike Afromowitz told MMA Weekly Radio. “Misaki’s a fighter that we recently signed, so Cung may wind up fighting him or he may just go back and fight Frank (Shamrock) again for his next fight, but he’ll be back… I think he’ll fight one more fight before the end of this year.”

Strikeforce’s next event is scheduled for September 20th at the Playboy Mansion in Beverly Hills, California.

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