MMAJunkie.com is reporting that Frank Trigg will fight in his already proposed Oct. 3 Strikeforce bout with Falaniko Vitale.
Trigg is coming off a victory over Olympic gold medalist Makoto Takimoto at this past weekend’s Sengoku 4 event. Less than seven weeks separates the Sengoku fight from his upcoming Strikeforce bout. To further complicate matters Trigg’s wife is expecting to give birth any day now.
Despite the short training camp Trigg says the fight will go on as planned. “I’m more tired than anything,” Trigg said regarding his fight with Takimoto. “My ear is a little torn up. He caught me with a good right hook early. It just bled a lot, but it wasn’t really hurt or anything.”
Trigg also spoke to MMA Junkie about future match ups that his Strikeforce deal might provide for him.
“Which one of the two do I want to fight first?” Trigg replied when asked of possible fights against Cung Le and Frank Shamrock. “If both are in my future, who cares? It doesn’t make much of a difference.”
However, the most probable match up in Triggs future is a rematch between fellow Sengoku and Strikeforce fighter, Kazuo Misaki. Trigg out wrestled Misaki to a unanimous decision victory last February. Since than Misaki has been vocal about a possible rematch.
“If he wants to go again, that’s fine,” Trigg said. “I’ll be happy to beat him again.”