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MMA Reminder: “Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Cyborg” Goes Down Saturday

Written by Tom Ngo
January 27th, 2011
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Believe it or not, Strikeforce is hosting a major event this Saturday inside the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California. While the show hasn’t garnered much hoopla, despite featuring a cameo by Herschel Walker and two championship affairs, America’s other MMA organization quietly arranged a solid fight card.

Understanding the Heavyweight Grand Prix is on everyone’s mind, there will in fact be other mixed martial arts action going down in divisions outside of the 265-pound weight class.

Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza puts his middleweight belt on the line for the first time when he squares off with “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler in the night’s co-main event, while Nick Diaz defends his welterweight strap against Evangelista “Cyborg” Santos in the card’s featured attraction.

Showtime will broadcast Saturday’s event at 10PM ET/PT. Don’t be scared to watch, homiess

Here is the complete roster for “Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Cyborg“:

Preliminary Bouts:

Sam Bracamonte vs. Armin Safiari
Niko Jackson vs. Ricky Jackson
Anthony Dariano vs. Alan Perez
Jenna Castillo vs. Charlene Gellner
Lucas Gamaza vs. James Terry
Germaine de Randamie vs. Stephanie Webber
Ron Keslar vs. Eric Lawson
Isaiah Hill vs. Bobby Stack
Nate Coy vs. Nate Moore

Main Bouts:

Trevor Prangley vs. Roger Gracie
Herschel Walker vs. Scott Carson
Robbie Lawler vs. Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza (Strikeforce Middleweight Champion)
Evangelista “Cyborg” Santos vs. Nick Diaz (Strikeforce Welterweight Champion)

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