With the afterglow from this past Saturday's Ronda Rousey vs. Sarah Kaufman card finally subsiding, Strikeforce officials are now focusing on filling out their upcoming Sept. 29 event.
The promotion today added two new bouts – Guto Inocente (6-0 MMA, 0-0 SF) vs. Gian Villante (10-3 MMA, 3-2 SF) and Mike Kyle (19-8-1 MMA, 3-3-1 SF) vs. Dion Staring (28-7 MMA, 0-0 SF) – to the upcoming "Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Healy" event while also confirming previously reported booking of Caros Fodor (7-2 MMA, 5-1 SF) vs. Josh Thomson (19-5 MMA, 10-3 SF) and Quinn Mulhern (18-2 MMA, 3-1 SF) vs. Jorge Santiago (25-10 MMA, 2-0 SF).
Featuring a lightweight title fight between current champ Gilbert Melendez and challenger Pat Healy, "Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Healy" takes place Sept. 29 at Power Balance Pavilion in Sacramento, Calif.
The evening's main card airs on Showtime following prelims on Showtime Extreme. Strikeforce officials did not announce where each fight will fall on the evening's programming lineup.