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Tuesday, August 4, 2009
Werdum to meet Kyle at Strikeforce

By Jake Rossen/Sherdog.com

Fanhouse has confirmed with Strikeforce officials that on-again, off-again heavyweight Fabricio Werdum will fight on its Aug. 15 card -- really, swear to God, this time we're not kidding -- against Mike Kyle.

You'll recall Werdum as the ousted UFC heavyweight who posted a 2-2 record in that promotion, losing to Junior dos Santos in October. You'll also recall Kyle as the frequently foul-prone antagonist who usually draws as much crowd affection as an airborne virus.

If Werdum is being groomed as a possible contender to Fedor Emelianenko's still-to-be-earned world championship, this probably isn't the level of opposition he should be facing.