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Jake Shields Confirms Strikeforce Middleweight Title Fight Against Dan Henderson In Apri

The current Strikeforce middleweight champion Jake Shields will be putting his belt on the line against former UFC fighter Dan ‘Hollywood’ Henderson.

Shields holds 13 consecutive MMA wins, meanwhile Henderson is on a 3-fight winning streak since leaving the Ultimate Fighting Championships.   Shields is a former Rumble on the Rock 175-pound champion, former Shooto World Champion and whats the first/last EliteXC Welterweight champion

On the other hand, Henderson was the first fighter to hold two titles in two different weight classes in a major MMA promotion (PrideFC).   He is also is the UFC 17 middleweight, Pride 2005 welterweight and 1999 RINGS King of Kings tournament champion.

From Jake Shields:

“It’s a go now. We finally worked it out a few days ago. It’s a done deal, it’s been agreed upon by both parties as far as I know, and I think it’s set to go. I have a date (and) venue, but they told me to hold that back. Hopefully CBS. I think it’s CBS. There’s a slight possibility of Showtime because they’re still (working it out). I don’t know the rest of the card or any of that yet. But me and Dan’s on, and I’m hoping it’s on CBS.”

A must-see fight for all true MMA fans, expect fireworks!!!

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