Toughill’s next fight likely not in Strikeforce

Thursday, July 29, 2010

After a planned August 21st bout with Shana “Rock Solid” Olsen was cancelled earlier this week, the next fight for Erin “Steel” Toughill is unlikely to be contested inside a Strikeforce cage. Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker confirmed the news with earlier this evening.

Coker stated that previous plans to reschedule the Toughill vs Olsen fight for September or October are no longer targeted, but that Toughill remains on the Strikeforce radar. Should she win her fight outside of Strikeforce, a long awaited bout with Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos is a possibility.

Citing health problems, general grievances and now issues with making weight, Toughill has withdrawn from at least three scheduled or tentatively planned Strikeforce fights and nearly a year has elapsed since the outspoken former boxer was first set to step inside a Strikeforce cage.

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