With just 11 days remaining until the curtain is drawn on “Strikeforce: Grand Prix Heavyweight Tournament Final,” the UFC’s little brother has announced the card’s complete eight-man lineup.
Josh Barnett and Daniel Cormier will headline the May 19th 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.
Showtime Extreme airs four preliminary bouts beginning at 8PM ET/PT. Showtime will broadcast the card’s four featured fights at 10PM ET/PT.
Here is the event’s official agenda:
(Showtime Extreme 8PM ET/PT)
Quinn Mulhern vs. Yuri Villefort
Gian Villante vs. Derrick Mehmen
Virgil Zwicker vs. Guto Inocente
Isaac Vallie-Flagg vs. JZ Cavalcante
(Showtime 10PM ET/PT)
Chris Spang 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