Showtime Video Recap of “Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Daley”

Written by Tom Ngo
April 11th, 2011

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For those of you that missed Saturday’s spectacular “Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Daley” event inside the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, California, and can’t wait another second for Tuesday’s replay to come roll around, Showtime has released a video recap to help tide fans over.

The April 9th extravaganza featured a thrilling championship doubleheader. Nick Diaz successfully defended his welterweight crown against Paul Daley in the night’s main event, while Gilbert Melendez steamrolled Tatsuya Kawajiri in the card’s co-featured contest to retain his lightweight belt.

Tuesday’s two-and-a-half-hour replay of “Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Daley” airs at 10PM ET/PT.

Please click the media player below to watch Showtime’s recap with Mauro Ranallo:

Here are the official results from Saturday’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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