Bobby Southworth To Defend Title Against Babalu At Strikeforce

From MMAJunkie.com:

Strikeforce world light heavyweight champion Bobby Southworth (9-5) will make his next title defense against Renato “Babalu” Sobral (30-7) at September's Playboy at the Mansion II event.

Strikeforce Vice President Mike Afromowitz today confirmed the title fight, and other event participants, with MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com).

In addition to Southworth vs. Sobral, Afromowitz said Strikeforce world lightweight champion Josh Thomson (15-2) and undefeated prospect Billy Evangelista (7-0) have also be added to the card, though the search continues for their opponents.

Strikeforce at the Mansion II, which takes place at the world-famous Playboy Mansion in Beverly Hills, Calif., also features a previously announced fight of Joe Riggs (28-10) vs. Kazuo Misaki (20-8-2).

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