Date: Saturday- April 17, 2010
Time: 9pm ET (Live on PPV)
Location: Bridgestone Arena (formerly the Sommet Center) in Nashville, Tennessee- U.S.A.
Legend and two-time United States Olympic wrestling competitor Dan Henderson (25-7) will challenge STRIKEFORCE World Middleweight (185 pounds) Champion Jake Shields (24-4-1) in the main event of a highly anticipated STRIKEFORCE fight card at Bridgestone Arena (formerly known as Sommet Center) in Nashville on Saturday, April 17.
In other featured bouts, STRIKEFORCE World Light Heavyweight (205 pounds) Champion Gegard Mousasi (28-2-1) will defend his crown against undefeated MMA star and two-time NCAA All-American wrestling star “King Mo” (6-0) while STRIKEFORCE World Lightweight (155 pounds) Champion Gilbert “El Nino” Melendez (17-2) will put his title on the line against DREAM Champion and top-ranked Japanese superstar Shinya Aoki (23-4).
Main Fight Card: (aired on CBS)
- Champ Jake Shields vs. Dan Henderson (for middleweight title)
- Champ Gegard Mousasi vs. Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal (for light heavyweight title)
- Champ Gilbert Melendez vs. Shinya Aoki (for Strikeforce lightweight title)
- Bobby Lashley vs. TBA