Babalu vs. winner Lawler fights for Strikeforce belt

Renato Babalu

Renato “Babalu” Sobral lost the Strikeforce belt when he was knocked out by Gegard Mousasi in 2009, however, the Brazilian could already return to the light heavyweight title fight this year. This is because Strikeforce president Scott Coker announced this Wednesday that the winner of the duel between Babalu and Robbie Lawler will have a direct fight for the title



The curious thing is that the confrontation between Sobral and Lawler will be a combined weight fight (up to 88,5 kg) and if the Brazilian is victorious he will be the challenger for the light heavyweight title (up to 93 kg) in possession of King moHowever, if the American wins, he will face Brazilian Ronaldo Jacaré for the vacant middleweight title (up to 84 kg).



The fight between Renato “Babalu” and Robbie Lawler will be the main fight of Strikeforce Los Angeles, an event that takes place on June 16, in California, and will be broadcast live on the American channel Showtime


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