MMA Junkie: Mike Kyle vs. Valentijn Overeem set for CFA 11

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Updated: April 3, 2013
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By: Steven Marrocco

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A heavyweight bout between former Strikeforce fighters Mike Kyle (19-9-1) and Valentijn Overeem (32-30) is set for Championship Fighting Alliance’s 11th event, which is slated for May 24 at BankUnited Center in Coral Gables, Fla.

CFA CEO Jorge de la Noval today confirmed the news with MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) and added that talks are underway to air the event live on AXS TV.

The event also is expected to feature the semifinals of a women’s featherweight tournament, which features transgender fighter Fallon Fox (2-0). A rep for Fox’s scheduled opponent, Allana Jones (2-1), said a conference call will take place tonight to discuss the status of the bout.

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