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Amanda Nunes-Cat Zingano Added To Strikeforce Event In September

Strikeforce CEO announced on Wednesday that Amanda Nunes will return to the promotion next month. Nunes will welcome Cat Zingano to the cage at Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Healy.

The card is set for September 29 from Sacarmento, California. In the main event, Gilbert Melendez defends his Strikeforce lightweight title against Pat Healy.

Nunes (7-2) last fought in Strikeforce last September, falling via TKO to Alexis Davis. She earned a submission victory earlier this year over Raquel Pa’aluhi in Invicta FC.

Zingano (6-0) has earned three knockout and two submission victories in her career. Her last pro bout was in 2011 when he earned a KO of Takayo Hashi via slam.

“Thank you Scott for the opportunity and thank you Amanda,” Zingano wrote on Twitter. “I look forward to the competition.”