Strikeforce Scraps Nov. 3 Card, Plans January 2013 Return

Ariel Shnerer / October 12, 2012 - 5:09pm

With co-headliners Frank Mir and Luke Rockhold both pulling off the card with injuries, Strikeforce has cancelled its planned Nov. 3 event in Oklahoma City, OK.

The organization will be returning to Showtime in January 2013.

Full press release below:

LAS VEGAS– STRIKEFORCE® announced today it is planning its next card set to air live on SHOWTIME in January 2013. Further information on the fight card and location will be announced shortly.

STRIKEFORCE also announced the cancellation of its Nov. 3 event at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Okla., due to injuries sustained by main event star Frank Mir and co-main event star Luke Rockhold. Refunds for tickets purchased are available at point of sale.

“Due to a series of injuries, we were forced to cancel the upcoming card on Nov. 3, but are already working to put together a stacked card in January,” STRIKEFORCE CEO Scott Coker said.

“While we’re disappointed with the cancellation, we are looking forward to an even bigger STRIKEFORCE event on SHOWTIME early next year,” said Stephen Espinoza, Executive Vice President & General Manager, SHOWTIME Sports®