Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante vs. Dan Henderson at March 5th event in Columbus, Ohio

Strikeforce light heavyweight champion, Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante will defend his title against number one contender, Dan Henderson when the promotion visits the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio for the very first time on March 5th, 2011.

Cavalcante was last seen when he defeated Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal for the light heavyweight title via third round TKO in August of last year. Prior to the title win he’d defeated Aaron Rose and Antwain Britt, both inside the distance.

Henderson got back to his winning ways after the disappointment debut loss to Jake Shields in a middleweight title fight when he defeated former 205 pound champion, Renato “Babalu” Sobral in December.

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