Strikeforce “Lawler vs Shields” On June 6th Announced

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Strikeforce announced today their second Showtime show, dubbed Strikeforce “Lawler vs. Shields”. Strikeforce will venture out of San Jose for the June 6th show, set to take place at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Mo. Headlining the card is a non-title catchweight fight between former EliteXC welterweight champion Jake Shields (22-4-1) and former EliteXC middleweight champion “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler (16-4).

Robbie Lawler:

“It’s a great opportunity to fight another top-ranked fighter …. Scott Coker really stepped up and I’m glad to be fighting for him and Strikeforce …. We were all unsure of where our next fight would be (referring to the former EliteXC stable of fighters), so we’re glad someone with his experience stepped in. He has been good to us.”

MAIN CARD

“Ruthless” Robbie Lawler vs. Jake Shields
Renato “Babalu” Sobral vs. Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante [T]

RUMORED FIGHTS

Phil Baroni vs. Joe Riggs
Joey Villasenor vs. TBA
Jorge Gurgel vs. TBA
Kim Couture vs. TBA
Evangelista “Cyborg” Santos vs. TBA

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6 Comments

  1. roy

    April 2, 2009 at 3:16 am

    i really like these cards strikeforce is putting together

  2. roy

    April 2, 2009 at 6:28 am

    off subject here is proablly the best fedor hl video ever
    http://vimeo.com/3059348

  3. Ryan S

    April 2, 2009 at 9:49 am

    Yeah this card actually looks pretty good.

  4. Kash

    April 2, 2009 at 1:31 pm

    The fight I'm really looking foward to is Babalu and Faijeo. Thats going to be crazy.

  5. Miko

    April 2, 2009 at 2:31 pm

    Jake is gonna get his ass kicked.

    But in the slight chance that he doesn't he'll finally get some respect and people will stop calling him overrated.

  6. tom

    April 2, 2009 at 11:18 pm

    i think jake has a great changes…he is super good on the ground and robbie is super good on the feet..i think it can g both ways

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