Yente, yente, yente! The matchmakers from Strikeforce and Bellator have a few new bouts for you to enjoy this spring.
-- On May 19, Josh Thomson will challenge Gilbert Melendez for the Strikeforce lightweight belt. This fight will be their third meeting; Each man has one decision win. The fight will happen the same night Josh Barnett and Daniel Cormier meet for the final of the Strikeforce heavyweight grand prix. Also on that card, former light heavyweight champ Rafael "Feijao" Cavalcante will meet Mike Kyle.
-- Bellator announced the bout between Megumi Fujii and Jessica Aguilar will take place on May 18. Both women have losses to Zoila Gurgel. Fujii has three wins in Japan since the close decision loss to Gurgel, while Aguilar won her last four. The bout will take place at 115 lbs.
- Daniel Cormier
- Megumi Fujii
- Josh Barnett