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“Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal” Results and Coverage

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
December 17th, 2011
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“Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal” takes place Saturday inside the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, California. The first preliminary bout is scheduled to start at approximately 8PM ET/5PM PT. Make sure to stay with 5thRound.com all night for our live coverage.

Showtime will broadcast the main bouts beginning at 10:30PM ET/PT.

Saturday’s show will feature a pair of championship affairs. A lightweight title bout between champ Gilbert Melendez (Pictured) and Jorge Masvidal headlines the show, while a women’s featherweight scrap with champion Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos and Hiroko Yamanaka will serve as the night’s co-main event.

Here is the roster for tonight’s extravaganza:

Preliminary Bouts:

Herman Terrado vs. Chris Brown

Fernando Gonzalez vs. Eddie Mendez

Devin Cole vs. Gabriel Salinas-Jones

Jerron Peoples vs. Roger Bowling

Justin Wilcox vs. Caros Fodor

Main Bouts:

K.J. Noons vs. Billy Evangelista

Gegard Mousasi vs. Ovince St. Preux

Hiroko Yamanaka vs. Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos (Strikeforce Women’s Featherweight Champion)

Jorge Masvidal vs Gilbert Melendez (Strikeforce Lightweight Champion)

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