It appears that Strikeforce’s announcement of three title fights headlining their April 17th event inside the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee came just in the nick of time as tickets for the show go on sale tomorrow. SURPRISE!
“Strikeforce Insider” subscribers gain presale access starting tomorrow, March 3rd, at 10AM CST through Thursday, March 4th, at 11:59PM CST on Ticketmaster.com.
Seats go on sale to the general public on Friday at 11AM ET/8AM PT.
“We are excited about returning to CBS Primetime with a card featuring some of the top mixed martial arts fighters in the world, including three title fights and the Strikeforce debut of MMA legend Dan Henderson,” Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker stated. “CBS has shown a tremendous commitment to furthering the sport of MMA on network television, and we appreciate the home they have given Strikeforce to deliver world-class cards for MMA fans everywhere.”
Although there’s less than seven weeks until the CBS broadcast jumps off, no other contests have been confirmed by the San Jose-based organization outside of the 5Round title bouts below:
Shinya Aoki vs. Gilbert Melendez (Strikeforce Lightweight Champion)
Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal vs. Gegard Mousasi (Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Champion)
Dan Henderson vs. Jake Shields (Strikeforce Middleweight Champion)