As Strikeforce’s two biggest male superstars get set to make their big league debuts, their new bosses are preparing to promote their upcoming scraps. The first step in that direction was to release the official event poster for “UFC on FOX: Henderson vs. Melendez.”
An unofficial lightweight title unification bout between UFC champ Benson Henderson and former Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez headlines the April 20th festivities.
Former Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix champion Daniel Cormier meets Frank Mir in the show’s co-featured attraction.
HP Pavilion in San Jose, California hosts the gig. FOX broadcasts the main card live beginning at 8PM ET/5PM PT.
Here is the event’s current roster:
Yoel Romero vs. Clifford Starks
Roger Bowling vs. Anthony Njokuani
Jorge Masvidal vs. Tim Means
Norman Parke vs. Jon Tuck
Myles Jury vs. Ramsey Nijem
Chad Mendes vs. Clay Guida
Francis Carmont vs. Lorenz Larkin
Matt Brown vs. Dan Hardy
Nate Diaz vs. Josh Thomson
Daniel Cormier vs. Frank Mir
Gilbert Melendez vs. Benson Henderson (UFC lightweight champion)