On Saturday March 5, 2011 at the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio, Rafael “Feijao” Calvacante will defend his STRIKEFORCE World Light Heavyweight (205) Championship against former PRIDE champion and UFC veteran Dan “Hendo” Henderson live at 10PM ET/PT on SHOWTIME. The co-main event is a Women’s Strikeforce Welterweight title fight between champion Marloes Coenen and challenger Liz Carmouche.
The Mixed Martial Arts event will be apart of the Arnold Classic 2011 weekend, the Arnold Classic is a bodybuilding event started by former Mr. Olympia, Action star and Governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger. It is said that Arnold Schwarzenegger will attend the Strikeforce event.
The Strikeforce on Showtime Main Card:
Light Heavyweight Championship bout: Rafael Cavalcante (Champion) vs. Dan Henderson
Women’s Welterweight Championship bout: Marloes Coenen (Champion) vs. Liz Carmouche
Middleweight bout: Tim Kennedy vs. Melvin Manhoef
Lightweight bout: Billy Evangelista vs. Jorge Masvidal
Watch STRIKEFORCE MMA: “Rafael “Feijao” Calvacante vs. Dan Henderson” LIVE on SHOWTIME at 10PM ET/PT. Check your local listings for channels.