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Masvidal-Wilcox, Couture-Duarte Added to July 14 Strikeforce Card

A pair of lightweight fights have been added to the July Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy event. Jorge Masvidal will face off with Justin Wilcox, while Ryan Couture meets Joe Duarte.

The card takes place July 14 from Portland, Oregon. In the main event Luke Rockhold will defend his Strikeforce middleweight title against Tim Kennedy.

Masvidal (22-7) had his recent win streak snapped in the title fight with Gilbert Melendez. He owns wins over Billy Evangelista and K.J. Noons during his career. Wilcox (11-4) is coming off a no-contest with JZ Cavalcante and a loss to Caros Fodor that snapped a six-fight win streak.

Couture, the son of former UFC champion Randy, is 4-1 in his career, while Duarte holds a mark of 10-2, including five consecutive victories.

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