Son of UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture, Ryan Couture returns to Strikeforce for his third professional fight on June 24 at the ShoWare Center in Kent, Wash.

Strikeforce Challengers 16 will be held at the ShoWare Center in Kent, Wash., on June 24, and will feature a main event between two of Strikeforce’s top rising lightweights, Washington’s own Caros “The Future” Fodor (10-3) and San Jose fighter, James Terry (10-2).

In the co-main event, someone’s 0 has to go when Ryan Couture (2-0) returns for his third Strikeforce bout, as he takes on undefeated Strikeforce veteran Matt Ricehouse (4-0) of Missouri.

Also on the Showtime televised portion of the card, Lorenz “The Monsoon” Larkin (10-0) takes on Gian Villante (7-2) in light heavyweight action, Antwain Britt (11-5) squares off with UFC veteran Danillo Villefort (13-3) at middleweight, and Julia Budd (1-1) returns to the Strikeforce cage to take on Germaine de Randamie (2-1) in a women’s 145-pound contest.

Strikeforce Challengers 16 will air LIVE on Showtime on Friday, June 24, at 11 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on West Coast). Tickets for the event went on sale today and are available at ShoWare Center’s Box Office in downtown Kent, online at, or by phone at 253.856.6999 or 866.973.9613.

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