Strikeforce "Destruction" Card Finalized

Written by Tom Ngo
October 30th, 2008

Strikeforce has released the finalized card for their “Destruction” event, which is scheduled to take place at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California on November 21st. The card will feature a total of 11 bouts, including two title fights. Lightweight champion Josh Thomson will make his first-ever title defense against Yves Edwards, and 205-pound champ Bobby Southworth will finally get the opportunity to face former UFC fighter Renato “Babalu” Sobral. The two were initially slated to face off at the “Playboy Mansion II” event last month, however Sobral had to withdraw due to injury.

You can catch the main bouts airing LIVE on HDNet. Here is how the rest of the card rounds out:

Preliminary Bouts:

Nik Theotikos vs. Luke Rockhold
Kurt Osiander vs. Raul Castillo
Zakary Bucia vs. Jaime Rodriguez
Bobby Stack vs. Cyrillo Padilha
Alvin Cacdac vs. Jose Palacios
Tony Johnson vs. Eric Lawson

Main Bouts:

Brad Royster vs. Darren Uyenoyama
Lemont Davis vs. Brian Schwartz
Joe “Diesel” Riggs vs. Luke Stewart
Yves Edwards vs. Josh Thomson (Strikeforce Lightweight Champion)
Renato “Babalu” Sobral vs. Bobby Southworth (Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Champion)

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