Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Healy Adds Nah-Shon Burrell vs Yuri Villefort

August 30, 2012 1:23 pm by Lynn R Mitchell

Welterweight Nah-Shon Burrell vs Yuri Villefort is the latest addition to next month’s Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Healy preliminary card. 

Nah-Shon Burrell was tagged with his first Strikeforce loss when he suffered a first-round TKO defeat to Chris Spang in May. Prior to the loss, Burrell had a 6 fight win streak that included victories over over Joe Ray, Lukasz Les and James Terry. 


Yuri Villefort opened his career with a 6-0 record, but was out of the fight game for 2 years due to injuries.  Villafort suffered his first career loss to Quinn Mulhern in his Strikeforce debut back in May. 

Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Healy takes place Sept. 29 at Power Balance Pavilion in Sacramento, CA.  Lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez faces challenger Pat Healy. 

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