Kaufman in for Couture?
Less than 24 hours after
Strikeforce officials and Kaufman's representatives have agreed to the match-up, and contract details are being ironed out, said Kaufman.
Kaufman, currently undefeated in MMA with eight professional wins, was one of the contracts acquired by Strikeforce in a purchase of ProElite assets last September. She made her first post-buyout appearance last week at Palace Fighting Championships: Best of Both Worlds 2, where she stopped
A strong striker, the Victoria, B.C., native said she was prepared for wherever the fight went.
"She's known as a wrestler, so I expect her to be doing that," said Kaufman. "But she might not. She might strike with me, and that's fine as well."
The up-and-comer series will hit the Save Mart Center in Fresno, Calif. and will be headlined by a lightweight showdown between