March Madness Should Help April 17th’s “Strikeforce: Nashville”

Written by Tim Ngo
March 18th, 2010

With the most exciting weeks of college basketball upon us, CBS has already begun promoting April 17th’s Strikeforce card during the overabundance of television timeouts that college basketball provides.

Depending on how well “Strikeforce: Nashville” fares, it could mark the network’s last live MMA event. With the show now less than a month away, CBS is putting on a full-court press to make sure the event is a success.

If you’re watching any of the Men’s NCAA Basketball Tournament, you’ve already seen commercials promoting the spectacular three-title bout fight card.

It also appears former TNA pro wrestler, Bobby Lashley, will return to the cage for his second fight under the Strikeforce banner as well, although an opponent has yet to be named.

Dan Henderson will be making his Strikeforce debut in a middleweight title fight against champion Jake Shields in the night’s main event. It’s Henderson’s first fight since knocking Michael Bisping senseless at UFC 100 back in July.

With millions of eyes on this year’s tournament, it should be a slam dunk for Strikeforce to have another solid night, especially since the UFC won’t be counter programming with a live show of their own.

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