Strikeforce invades CBS for the second time with Strikeforce “Nashville” on April 17th from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. Three title are on the line. First Jake Shields takes on Dan “Hendo” Henderson for the Strikeforce middleweight belt, Gegard Mousasi will defend his light heavyweight belt against “King Mo” Muhammed Lawal and Gilbert Melendez will defend his belt against top Japanese MMA fighter Shinya Aoki.
The event airs live on CBS at 9pm EST.
Jake Shields (184.8) vs. Dan Henderson (185) Result: Jake Shields defeats Dan Henderson via Unanimous Decision. (49-46, 49-45, 48-45)
Gilbert Melendez (154.5) vs. Shinya Aoki (154.5) Result: Gilbert Melendez defeats Shinya Aoki via Unanimous Decision. (50-45 x3)
Gegard Mousasi (204.5) vs. Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal (204.3)
Result: King Mo defeats Gegard Mousasi via Unanimous Decision. (49-45 x3)
Jason “Mayhem” Miller (185) vs. Tim Stout (186) Result: Jason “Mayhem” Miller defeats Tim Stout via TKO (Strikes) at 3:09 of R1.
Chris Hawk (205.8) vs. Ovince St. Preux (205.5) Result: Ovince St. Preaux defeats Chris Hawk via TKO (Strikes) at 0:47 of R1.
Andrew Uhrich (171.5) vs. Dustin West (169.5) Result: Andrew Uhrich defeats Dustin West via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) at 1:36 of R1.
Josh Schockman (205.3) vs. Cale Yarbrough (203.8) Result: Cale Yarbrough defeats Josh Schockman via TKO (Strikes) in R2.
Zach Underwood (179.5) vs. Hunter Worsham (180.5) Result: Zach Underwood defeats Hunter Worsham via Unanimous Decision.
Dustin Ortiz (125) vs. Justin Pennington (124.25) Result: Dustin Ortiz defeats Justin Pennington via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) at 4:27 of R1.
Thomas Campbell (145.8) vs. Cody Floyd (145.3) Result: Cody Floyd defeats Thomas Campbell via KO (Strikes) in R3.