MMAWeekly.com has learned that
Multiple sources close to the situation confirmed the news Tuesday evening, and a subsequent post from Tate's Myspace blog echoed the change.
In the post, Tate claims Couture pulled out of the fight because of marital problems between her and husband
Couture, 1-1 as a professional mixed martial artist, was to face her toughest test in the ground-savvy Tate, who's resume stands at 7-1.
Couture battered previous opponent
Tate was victorious in her last appearance at Atlas Fights: USA vs. Brazil in February, submitting
Strikeforce officials were unavailable for comment at the time of publication.