The third fight in a epic battle between Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez and former champion Josh Thomson has been set for the May 19th Strikeforce card in San Jose.
Just as I had heard but wasn’t allowed to say.Melendez vs Thomson 3 for the Strikeforce Lightweight title May 19 in San Jose. Rubber match. [@mauroranallo]
Melendez has been on a roll as of late, racking up six consecutive wins since taking the belt from Thomson in 2009.
Thomson (19-4-1) grinded out a unanimous decision win over KJ Noons as he returned to the cage following a fifteen month layoff after his fight with Tatsuya Kawajiri in Dynamite!