ESPN Breaks Down “Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Cyborg” (Video)

Written by Tom Ngo
January 28th, 2011

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Now that everyone has dropped their two cents on tomorrow’s “Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Cyborg” event, it’s time for ESPN2’s ‘MMA Live’ crew to provide their expert analysis on star-studded show.

In the latest edition of the weekly show, host Jon Anik, Kenny Florian and Franklin McNeil broke down Saturday’s highly anticipated card.

Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza puts his middleweight belt on the line for the first time when he squares off with 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.

The HP Pavilion in San Jose, California will host tomorrow night’s shindig. The Showtime broadcast begins at 10PM ET/PT.

Here is the event’s complete cast of characters:

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)

Please click the media player below to watch ESPN’s analysis:

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