Kim Couture v Kerry Vera a week after Couture v Vera ?

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Female Couture-Vera Bout Agreed for Strikeforce

Kim Couture and Kerry Vera have verbally agreed to meet in a 135-pound women’s bout for Strikeforce, sources from both fighter’s camps have confirmed. Bout agreements are expected to be signed shortly. has learned that the bout is a possibility for a proposed Nov. 20 event, although Strikeforce officials could not confirm the date or a venue for the proposed event.

Strikeforce has already announced shows on Nov. 6 (airing on Showtime), and a Nov. 7 event featuring Fedor Emelianenko vs. Brett Rogers in Chicago, which will air on CBS.

The women’s bout will mark the first time wives of world-class fighters have faced one another in the sport.

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