Strikeforce officials confirmed a late addition to Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Healy on September 29th at the Power Balance Pavilion in Sacramento, CA. Lightweights Estevan Payan faces Michael Bravo in the first bout of the fight card.
The main event will feature Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez defending his title for the fifth time against Pat Healy.
Payan previously fought in Bellator and holds a 13-3 MMA record. Bravo is making his debut with Strikeforce and is currently 7-3, MMA. All of his wins are by knockout.
Showtime Extreme will air the preliminary card at 8pm ET/PT and the main card will air on Showtime at 10pm ET/PT.