A WHOLE NEW BALLGAME FOR JESSE FINNEY:
ST. LOUIS MMA STAR TO BE INTERVIEWED LIVE ON CARDINALS PRE-GAME SHOW ON FOX SPORTS MIDWEST
Tuesday, June 2, at 6:30 p.m. CT
Undefeated St. Louis MMA star Jesse Finney will be interviewed during the Cardinals live pre-game show by hosts Dan McLaughlin and Al Hrabosky. The show airs at 6:30 p.m. CT on Tuesday, June 2 on FOX Sports Midwest. The Cardinals live pre-game show will air prior to the Cardinals hosting divisional rival Cincinnati Reds. Finney will put his perfect record on the line against another unbeaten prospect Josh Bumganer on Saturday, June 6 on the undercard of the highly anticipated Strikeforce: â€œLawler vs. Shieldsâ€? mixed martial arts (MMA) extravaganza at the Scottrade Center in St Louis. Doors for the 11-bout Strikeforce â€œLawler vs. Shieldsâ€? event open at 6:30 p.m. CT on Saturday, June 6. The first non-televised preliminary bout will begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are on sale at the Scottrade Center box office, all Ticketmaster locations (800-745-3000), Ticketmaster online (www.ticketmaster.com), and Strikeforceâ€™s official website (www.strikeforce.com).
World-ranked superstars Robbie Lawler and Jake Shields collide in the main event. In other live, SHOWTIME (10 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the west coast) televised action, Nick Diaz takes on Scott Smith in a 180-pound clash, former UFC champion Andrei Arlovski squares off with Brett Rogers in a heavyweight battle, Phil Baroni will face Joe Riggs at 170 pounds and former UFC Heavyweight Champion and two-time NCAA Division I National Wrestling Champion Kevin Randleman will face Mike Whitehead in a light heavyweight matchup.