Strikeforce: Columbus Official, Four Fights Announced


Dan Henderson

Strikeforce: Columbus” official for March

Strikeforce’s upcoming March 5 event is now official for Columbus, Ohio.

Officials announced the news earlier today, along with announcing the four fights that will make up the main card.

The card, which is set for the Nationwide Arena, will be headlined by a light heavyweight title fight between champion Rafael Cavalcante and top contender Dan Henderson, while Marloes Coenen will defend her women’s welterweight belt against Miesha Tate in the co-main event.

Also set for the Showtime broadcast, lightweights Jorge Masvidal and undefeated Billy Evangelista will face off, and middleweight contender Tim Kennedy and Luke Rockhold will do the same.

The March 5 event will mark the first time Strikeforce has held an event in the state of Ohio and it will be held at the Nationwide Arena alongside the Arnolds Sports Festival.

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