It seemed like “Strikeforce: Grand Prix Heavyweight Tournament Final” would never get here, but now that the show has been announced for May 19th, it’s time to kick the promotional efforts into overdrive. What better way to start than creating the official event poster?
Josh Barnett and Daniel Cormier will headline the festivities by meeting in the finals of the Heavyweight Grand Prix. Lightweight king Gilbert Melendez completes his trilogy against Josh Thomson in the night’s co-featured contest.
Former light heavyweight champion Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante meets Mike Kyle in the lineup’s third-to-last fight.
Showtime will broadcast the card’s main bouts at 10PM ET/PT.
Here are the athletes slated to appear in the show:
(Showtime Extreme 8PM ET/PT)
Virgil Zwicker vs. Guto Inocente
Gian Villante vs. Derrick Mehmen
Isaac Vallie-Flagg vs. JZ Cavalcante
James Terry vs. Billy Evangelista
(Showtime 10PM ET/PT)
Bobby Voelker vs. Nah-Shon Burrell
Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante vs. Mike Kyle
Josh Thomson vs. Gilbert Melendez (Strikeforce Lightweight Champion)
Heavyweight Grand Prix Finals:
Josh Barnett vs. Daniel Cormier