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Thursday, 09/15/2011, 07:22 am

Rossborough in for Zwicker at Strikeforce Challengers 19


According to reports, the last slot left vacant due to injury on the Strikeforce Challengers 19 card has just been filled.

In the main event, undefeated Lorenz Larkin was left without an opponent when Virgil Zwicker was forced to withdraw with an injury. Now, Strikeforce officials have apparently booked Nick Rossborough in his place.

Strikeforce Challengers 19 is set to take place from the Pearl at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas on Sept. 23 and will air live on Showtime.

Rossborough is a Jeremy Horn product and alum of TUF season 7. He brings in a three-fight win streak in to the matchup and is 18-13 overall in his professional Mixed Martial Arts Career.

The latest Strikeforce Challengers 19 card includes:

MAIN CARD: (Showtime)
• Lorenz Larkin vs. Nick Rossborough
• Lavar Johnson vs. Shawn Jordan
• Ryan Couture vs. Maka Watson
• Jason High vs. Todd Moore
• Brian Melancon vs. Felipe Portela

PRELIMINARY CARD:
• Magno Almeida vs. James Terry
• Bobby Green vs. Charon Spain
• Germaine de Randamie vs. TBA
• Joe Ray vs. Chris Spang


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