Strikeforce officials have added a welterweight bout to September’s Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Healy event. Nah-Shon Burrell and Yuri Villefort will square off from Sacramento.
The card, which takes place September 29 on Showtime and Showtime Extreme, features Gilbert Melendez defending his Strikeforce lightweight title against Pat Healy. The placement of Burrell-Villefort is unknown.
Burrell (8-2) has won three of his four Strikeforce bouts, but is coming off a loss to Chris Spang. The defeat snapped his six-fight win streak.
Villefort (6-1) was defeated by Quinn Mulhern in his Strikeforce debut after returning from a two-year layoff.