Preview surfaces for “Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal”

After a two-month break from the scene Strikeforce is back with a solid show scheduled to take place in less than three weeks. Headlined by lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez defending his title against rising star Jorge Masvidal, the December 17 lineup also features explosive female featherweight Cristiane Santos putting her gold up for grabs against 12-1 grappler Hiroko Yamanaka as well as a battle between top light heavyweight contenders Gegard Mousasi and Ovince St. Preux.

Melendez Content with Strikeforce but Eyeing UFC

The promotion released a preview for the event today where KJ Noons‘ scheduled appearance against Billy Evangelista was also mentioned. Fans can catch the show live on Showtime when the broadcast fires up at 9:00 PM EST.

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