dan henderson vs jake shieldsThe Henderson vs. Shields bout we have been rumoring for some time is now official. Strikeforce announced that Stirkeforce will be airing on CBS for the second time on April 17th. The fight will take place at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville Tenn. and will air live 9 p.m. ET (west coast will be on delay).

CBS reported that the promotion will be allotted two hours in case the time is needed. There is said to be three main televised fights already announced.

  • 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)

The fight card is stacked with big name veterans in the sport as you can see. We will keep you updated on the event as it comes in.