Luke Rockhold (9-1) current StrikeForce champ has a date with Tim Kennedy (14-3) at StrikeForce 41 which will take place at the Rose garden July 14 in Portland.
Rockhold took the belt from Ronaldo Souza September 10th 2011 and has defended it once since then beating the Dean of Mean Keith Jardine. Rockhold is on a 8 fight win streak and undefeated in StrikeForce.
Kennedy has fought for the belt once before but come up short on the losing end of a 5 round decision against Souza the man Rockhold ended up beating for the belt. Since then he has submitted Melvin Manhoef and beat Robbie Lawler via decision.