Josh Thomson To Defend Strikefroce Title Against Yves Edwards

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Strikeforce lightweight champion, Josh “The Punk” Thomson (16-2), will defend his title against veteran Yves Edwards (34-14-1) at Strikeforce “Destruction”, Nov. 21 from the HP Pavilion in San Jose, CA.

Thomson will be looking for vengeance over Edwards who previously defeated him at UFC 49 “Unfinished Business” by a highlight reel first round head kick.

Strikeforce’s Nov. 21 event, which will be televised on HDNet, will also feature Bobby Southworth defending his Strikeforce light heavyweight title against Renato “Babalu” Sobral and Joe Riggs taking on Luke Stewart in a welterweight bout.