Strikeforce Feijao vs Henderson Results, Fight Card, Preview | Strikeforce Feijao vs Henderson Results
Strikeforce Feijao vs Henderson Results, Fight Card, Preview: The March 5th show takes place inside the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. Light heavyweight champ Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante defends his crown against Dan Henderson in the night’s featured contest, while Marloes Coenen puts her 135-pound belt on the line against Liz Carmouche in the card’s co-main event.
Feijao vs Henderson fight Preview
Strikeforce Feijao vs Henderson Results, Fight Card, Preview
Strikeforce: Feijao vs Henderson, also known as Strikeforce: Columbus, is expected to take place on March 5, 2011 at the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio, United States. The event will be the first that the organization has hosted in the state of Ohio and will coincide with the Arnold Sports Festival, which annually draws up to 150,000 sports fans. Dan Henderson has won a total of four MMA world championships and fought and defeated a host of all-time greats, including Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Wanderlei Silva and Vitor Belfort. Before turning pro, Henderson was a two-time United States Olympic Games wrestler. There isn’t a lot that he hasn’t accomplished.
Rafael Feijao, a powerful 6-foot, 30-year-old Brazilian referred to simply as “Feijao,” it will be his first defense of the 205-pound crown he captured with a third-round upset TKO (elbows) over previously undefeated “King Mo’’ Lawal last Aug. 21 in Houston. The talented Feijao will enter the scheduled five-round match at the peak of his game. He has won three in a row and six out of his last seven. Feijao has never gone the distance as a pro and the furthest one of his bouts has gone came against King Mo.
Strikeforce: Feijao vs Henderson Fight Card
- J.P. Felty vs. John Kuhner
- Marc Cofer vs. Mitch Whitesel
- Mojo Horne vs. Brian Rogers
- Jason Freeman vs. Jason Riley
- Tyler Combs vs. Jorge Gurgel
- Roger Bowling vs. Josh Thornburg
- Billy Evangelista vs. Jorge Masvidal
- Tim Kennedy vs. Melvin Manhoef
- Liz Carmouche vs Marloes Coenen(Strikeforce Women’s 135-Pound Champion)
- Dan Henderson vs. Rafael “Feijão” Cavalcante (Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Champion)
The 40 Years old Dan Henderson is one of the most recognizable and popular fighters in the world. He is the only fighter in the history of Mixed Martial Arts to simultaneously hold two world titles in two different weight classes with a major MMA promotion.