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THE MOST SIGNIFICANT CARD IN THE FIRST HALF OF 2010!

HOLLYWOOD - MARCH 17:  (L-R)  Strikeforce World Lightweight Champion Gilbert 'El Nino' Melendez, Undefeated Light Heavyweight contender 'King Mo' Lawal, Legendary MMA Superstar, two time Olympic Wrestler Dan Henderson, Strikeforce World Middleweight Champion Jake Shields,  and Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Champion Gegard 'The Dreamcatcher' Mousasi and Dream 155-Pound Champion Shinya 'Tobikan Judan' Aoki  attend the CBS' Strikeforce MMA Fighters Open Media Workout on March 17, 2010 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Valerie Macon/Getty Images)
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sal costelloContributor IApril 12, 2010

DON'T MISS "THE MOST SIGNIFICANT CARD IN THE FIRST HALF OF 2010!"
                                 - Sergio Non, USAtoday.com, April 5, 2010

Don't miss the most significant MMA event of the year when Rockstar Energy Drink presents Strikeforce Nashville - Live at Bridgestone Arena next Saturday night, April 17.

The main event features an MMA legend, the only man to ever hold two title belts in two different weight classes and two-time United States Olympic wrestling competitor, Dan Henderson(25-7), when he challenges the submission specialist riding a 13-fight win streak, Jake Shields(24-4-1) for the Strikeforce Middleweight Championship!

In other featured bouts, Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Champion and the consensus top-rated under-25 year-old fighter in the world, Gegard Mousasi (28-2-1), will defend his crown against the undefeated rising MMA superstar and two-time NCAA All-American wrestling star "King Mo" (6-0).  Plus, Strikeforce Lightweight Champion Gilbert Melendez (17-2) will put his title on the line against DREAM Champion and top-ranked Japanese superstar Shinya Aoki (23-4).

And just added, MTV's Bully Beatdown star, Jason "Mayhem" Miller (22-7-1) brings his electric fighting style to the cage against local Nashville favorite, Tim Stout.

Make sure your in the arena to see this star-studded mega-event live and in-person.  Don't miss your chance to be a part of history!

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