Strikeforce's Melendez to fight Healy
Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez puts his title on the line Sept. 29 against top contender Pat Healy in Sacramento, Calif., the promotion announced on Wednesday.
"It's official," Melendez said on Twitter. "Game on!"
Melendez (21-2) makes his fifth defense of the title he unified in December 2009 with a unanimous decision over Josh Thomson. He is currently riding a seven-fight win streak.
Healy, a former welterweight, has compiled a 7-1 record since dropping ...
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