Marloes Coenen on Saturday night avenged a split decision loss that has been taking a place in the back of her mind for two-and-a-half years. In 1:05, she erased memories of that fight with an armbar submission of Roxanne Modafferi at Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Rogers.
It now looks like she’ll get the title shot against Strikeforce 145-pound women’s champion Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos that was originally scheduled for Fedor vs. Rogers. Santos had to withdraw from the event due to an injury suffered in a grappling tournament in September.
The two are now expected to meet on Jan. 30 in Miami.
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