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Old 09-18-2009, 01:41 AM
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LE STEPS DOWN; SHIELDS VS. LAWLER FOR 185 BELT
Thursday, September 17, 2009 - by Steven Marrocco - MMAWeekly.com


Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker Thursday confirmed to MMAWeekly that his middleweight champion, Cung Le, has booked another major motion picture role and will relinquish his belt.

Jake Shields and Jason “Mayhem” Miller will now vie for the undisputed title under the eye of CBS when the two meet at the promotion’s network debut Nov. 7 at location to be announced early next week. A report on ESPN.com says the Sears Center Arena in Chicago is under close consideration, citing sources close to the situation. The telecast will air live from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. E.S.T. Coker was unaware whether the broadcast would be tape delayed to other parts of the