The Strikeforce stars will be featured in this week’s all new episode of “Rock N Jock” on MTV2, counting down the week’s top 5 rock videos as well as talking with and teaching host “Dirty” their mixed martial arts (MMA) tactics this Saturday, March 13 at 11 a.m. ET / 8 a.m. PT.
Tune in this Saturday to learn the art of the staredown, how to cut weight before a fight, the coolest thing the fighters have bought with their prize money, crazy MMA groupie stories and much more.
The MMA stars will also give their music video picks, reveal the worst injuries they’ve suffered in the cage and share their battle scars.
Melendez (17-2) will defend his Strikeforce World Lightweight (155 pounds) title against DREAM Champion and top-ranked Japanese superstar Shinya Aoki (23-4) on Saturday, April 17 on The CBS Television Network (9 p.m. ET/PT) from Bridgestone Arena (formerly Sommet Center) in Nashville, Tenn.
The unbeaten King Mo (6-0), a former NCAA Division I All-American and Big 12 wrestling champion for Oklahoma State University, will face his greatest test to date when he challenges Strikeforce World Light Heavyweight Champion Gegard Mousasi in one of two other world title bouts broadcast on the Strikeforce world championship tripleheader on CBS from Bridgestone Arena.
Tate (7-2) will face off at 135 pounds with another top Strikeforce women’s prospect, undefeated Zoila Frausto (5-0), live on Showtime (11:45 p.m. ET/PT) on Friday, March 26 from Save Mart Center in Fresno, Calif.