Salmon Replaces Sasaki in Strikeforce Tourney

MMA on Tap has learned that Sean Salmon will replace Yuki Sasaki in tonight’s middleweight tournament scheduled to take place as part of Strikeforce: Four Men Enter, One Man Survives event this evening at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, CA.

Sasaki failed an MRI exam yesterday and doctors decided to pull him from the tournament earlier this afternoon. Salmon will fight Jorge Santiago in the first round of the tournament.

Salmon was originally slated to face Dennis Hallman in the tournament’s alternate bout. No word on whether or not Hallman will be given a replacement opponent.

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