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Strikeforce weigh in results, information and details for 'Nashville' on April 16


The official weigh-in event for Strikeforce: "Nashville" is set to take place on Friday, April 16, at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee.

The first fighter is scheduled to tip the scale at 4 p.m. CT.

As usual, will provide the latest coverage of the Strikeforce weigh-ins, as well as provide a detailed recap of the festivities as soon as they conclude.

The CBS televised event will mark the promotion’s first-ever trip to "Music City" and feature a 185-pound title bout featuring current Strikeforce Middleweight Champion Jake Shields taking on former PRIDE champion and UFC import Dan Henderson.

Several of the promotion’s other top fighters will be in action on the card as well, including a lightweight title fight pitting Strikeforce 155-pound champion Gilbert Melendez against DREAM division title holder Shinya Aoki.

Fast-rising light heavyweight prospect Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal is booked to challenge for the light heavyweight strap when he takes on reigning champion Gegard Mousasi.

Here is the current Strikeforce: "Nashville" fight card:

Main event:

185 lbs.: Jake Shields vs. Dan Henderson

Main card (Televised):

205 lbs.: Gegard Mousasi vs. Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal
155 lbs.: Gilbert Melendez vs. Shinya Aoki

Under card (May not be broadcast):

185 lbs.: Jason "Mayhem" Miller vs. Tim Stout
170 lbs.: Zach Underwood vs. Hunter Worsham
185 lbs.: Josh Schockman vs. Cale Yarbrough
125 lbs.: Dustin Ortiz vs. Justin Pennington
170 lbs.: Andrew Uhrich vs. Dustin West
205 lbs.: Chris Hawk vs. Ovince St. Preux
145 lbs.: Thomas Campbell vs. Cody Floyd

For those fortunate enough to be in Nashville this weekend remember that the weigh-in is FREE to attend and open to the public. Doors to the weigh-in will open around 3:00 p.m. ET for the general public.

Remember that will provide LIVE blow-by-blow, round-by-round coverage of "Nashville," beginning with the CBS telecast at 9 p.m. ET on April 17. In addition, we will deliver up-to-the-minute quick results of all the under card action as it starts to flow around 7:00 p.m. ET.

It’s going to be a fun night of fights so don’t miss it. And remember to check us out for all the pre, during and post-fight "Nashville" coverage you can handle.

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