“Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Daley” Live Results

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
April 9th, 2011

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“Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Daley” is officially jumping off inside the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, California.

Showtime will broadcast Saturday’s event at 10PM ET/PT. Unfortunately, only fans with access to an east coast feed will be able to watch tonight’s action live.

SPOILER ALERT: If you don’t want to know the results ahead of tonight’s airing, don’t continue reading. You have been WARNED!

A pair of thrilling championship affairs will headline the star-studded card.

Lightweight king Gilbert Melendez will put his crown on the line against Japanese star Tatsuya Kawajiri in the card’s co-featured contest, while welterweight champion Nick Diaz defends his belt against Paul Daley in the night’s main event.

Here are the results from tonight’s show.

Preliminary Bouts:

Casey Ryan Defeated Paul Song via Submission (Guillotine) at 1:39 in the 1stRound

Rolando Perez Defeated Edgar Cardenas via Unanimous Decision (30-27, All Three Judges)

Hermann Terrado Defeated A.J. Matthews via TKO at 4:16 in the 1stRound

Joe Duarte Defeated Saad Awad via Submission (Armbar) at 2:45 in the 2ndRound

Virgil Zwicker Defeated Brett Albee via TKO at 1:46 in the 1stRound

Robert Peralta Defeated Hiroyuki Takaya via Split Decision (30-27, 30-27, 28-29)

Main Bouts:

Shinya Aoki Defeated Lyle Beerbohm via Submission (Face Crank) at 1:33 in the 1stRound

Gegard Mousasi vs. Keith Jardine Ruled a Majority Draw (29-27 – Mousasi, 28-28, 28-28)

Gilbert Melendez Defeated Tatsuya Kawajiri via TKO (Strikes) at 3:14 in the 1stRound

Nick Diaz Defeated Paul Daley via TKO (Strikes) at 4:57 in the 1stRound

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