Strikeforce announced today that former EliteXC welterweight champion Jake Shields and former EliteXC middleweight champion Robbie Lawler will headline Strikeforce’s May event.
The headlining bout is expected to take place at a catch weight of 182 lbs.
Both fighters currently hold impressive multi-fight winning streaks, Shields has won 11 fights in a row while Lawler (16-4) holds a 5 fight streak.
While no date or location has yet to be announced, the show is expected to take place in or around the Seattle area.
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