StrikeForce Nashville Quick Results


StrikeForce middleweight champion Jake Shields (top) rains down punches on Dan Henderson

Photos – Esther Lin/StrikeForce














Jake Shields (21-4-1) retained his StrikeForce Middleweight title with a unanimous five-round decision over Dan Henderson25-8). Scores were 49-45, 49-46 and 48-45 for Shields.

“King Mo” Lawal (7-0) captured the StrikeForce Light Heavyweight  championship with a unanimous five-round decision win over defending titlist Gegard Mousasi (28-3-1). Scores were 49-45 three times for Lawal.

Gilbert Melendez (18-2) retained his belt with a dominating unanimous five-round decision over  Dream lightweight champ Shinya Aoki (23-5, 1 NC). On all three judges’ scorecards, Melendez earned 50-45 shut out marks.

Other results:

Jason “Mayhem” Miller (23-7), TKO 1 (strikes, 3:09) over Tim Stout (12-9).

Ovince Saint Preaux (5-4), TKO 1 (strikes, 0:47) over Chris Hawk (3-4).

Cale Yarbrough (7-1), TKO 2 (strikes) over Josh Schockman (6-3).

Zach Underwood (6-2), unanimous decision over Hunter Worsham (1-2).

Dustin Ortiz (2-0), submitted (rear-naked choke) Justin Pennington (0-1), 4:27 of first round.

Cody Floyd (4-0), KO 3 (strikes) over Thomas Campbell (3-1).


After fights, brawl breaks out



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