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Werdum to fight Overeem for Strikeforce title

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That's the word from Dave Meltzer:

Company officials just confirmed the rumored Alistair Overeem vs. Fabricio Werdum match for the heavyweight title on 8/15 in San Jose.

A lot of people thought Brett Rogers would get this spot, but that's not happening. Werdum, of course, was cut from the UFC after coming in badly out of shape and losing in less than 90 seconds to Junior dos Santos at UFC 90 in October.

The addition of this fight means this Strikeforce card will now have three title fights on it, joining the women's 145-pound title fight between Gina Carano and Cris Cyborg and the lightweight title unification fight between interim champion Gilbert Melendez and champion Josh Thomson.