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Lyle Beerbohm vs. Duane Ludwig expected to headline Strikeforce card on June 19 has learned from sources close to the bout that undefeated lightweight Lyle Beerbohm is expected to face off with Duane Ludwig in the main event of a Strikeforce event that will take place on June 19.

Beerbohm has amassed a record of 9-0 while fighting for the EliteXC, KOTC, and Strikeforce promotions. He is known for his strong wrestling, striking and relentless agression. Beerbohm is not the type to let his fights go to the judges as he has finished eight of his nine fights on his own terms. His most recent appearance saw him stopping Jorge Sarat by TKO in January.

Ludwig is a seasoned and dangerous mixed martial artist with an extremely strong kickboxing background. Ludwig trained under Bas Rutten for a long period during the beginning of his fighting career and has put together wins over Genki Sudo, Jens Pulver and most recently Yves Edwards.

The bout will serve as a fantastic measuring stick for the extremely talented Beerbohm as he has been running through the majority of his competition up until this point in his career while Ludwig has a lot to gain in defeating a highly touted prospect such as Beerbohm while coming off of two consecutive victories.

Regardless of the bouts outcome, it is very unlikely that the judges will be necessary in this showdown between lethal lightweights

  • madiq says:

    Sounds like a ShoMMA card. Decent main event. They should try to put some women’s fights on the card, though.

  • ace328 says:

    They must think a lot of Lyle to even let him headline one of their smaller shows. Ludwig isn’t at his peak anymore but it will be fun to see two aggressive strikers go at it.


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