Lashley vs Shamrock in MMA Battle of Ex-WWE Stars
Roy Jones Jr. has signed Ken Shamrock to face Bobby Lashley at his March 21 MMA/Boxing hybrid card. The card, entitled March Badness, is to be held at the Pensacola Civic Center in Florida and will be available on PPV.
Shamrock recently got back in the win column with a victory over Ross Clifton on February 13. Lashley is a former ECW wrestling champion and has recently taken up MMA. Fighting his first bout in December 2008, Lashley took a quick 48 second victory over Joshua Franklin.
Roy Jones Jr. is not only promoting the card, he is fighting on the card. Jones is headlining the boxing portion of the card. The former world champion will be facing Omar Sheika in a Light-Heavyweight fight.
Also appearing in MMA matches is “Big Country” Roy Nelson who will be facing former UFC Heavyweight title contender Jeff Monson. “The Man who Beat Kimbo” Seth Petruzelli will be taking on ex-WEC Light-Heavyweight champion Doug Marshall.