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Kevin Randleman signs with Strikeforce

Former UFC heavyweight champ Kevin Randleman (17-12) has signed with Strikeforce.

Randleman, now a light-heavyweight, will likely make his promotional debut at the Showtime-televised Strikeforce "Lawler vs. Shields" card on June 6 in St. Louis, Missouri.

An opponent should be announced next week.

Randleman fought seven times for the UFC from March 1999 through January 2002 and eleven times for PRIDE September 2002 through October 2006. His most recent fight was last May in Japan for Sengoku 2, where he defeated Ryo Kawamura via unanimous decision.

Despite having his license to fight revoked in February 2007 for submitting a fake urine sample at PRIDE 32 in October 2006, Randleman has served his suspension and will be allowed to fight for Strikeforce.

But before he's ready for the next chapter of his fight career, Randleman has business to tend to in his personal life. The father of two will tie the knot on April 25.