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“Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal” Video Highlights

Written by Tom Ngo
December 21st, 2011
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Strikeforce Womens Champion Cristiane Cyborg Santos

If you happened to miss Saturday’s “Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal” event, no worries because Showtime has released the video highlights for your viewing pleasure.

Women’s featherweight champ Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos (Pictured) viciously defended her crown against Hiroko Yamanaka in the night’s co-featured contest, while lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez posted a unanimous decision victory over Jorge Masvidal in the main event.

The Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, California hosted the festivities.

Please click the media player below to watch the highlights from the main card:

Here are the official results from Saturday’s show:

Preliminary Bouts:

Herman Terrado Defeated Chris Brown via Submission (Armbar) at 4:05 in the 3rdRound

Eddie Mendez Defeated Fernando Gonzalez via Split Decision (30-27, 28-29, 29-28)

Devin Cole Defeated Gabriel Salinas-Jones via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Roger Bowling Defeated Jerron Peoples via TKO (Punches) at :42 in the 1stRound

Caros Fodor Defeated Justin Wilcox via KO (Punches) at :13 in the 1stRound

Main Bouts:

K.J. Noons Defeated Billy Evangelista via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Gegard Mousasi Defeated Ovince St. Preux via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos Defeated Hiroko Yamanaka via KO (Strikes) at :16 in the 1stRound (Cyborg retains Strikeforce women’s featherweight title)

Gilbert Melendez Defeated Jorge Masvidal via Unanimous Decision (50-45, 50-45, 49-46) (Melendez retains Strikeforce lightweight title)

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