Report: Paul Daley vs. Evangelista “Cyborg” Santos Added to “Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Henderson”

Written by Tom Ngo
June 12th, 2011

According to MMAWeekly, a welterweight shootout between Paul Daley and Evangelista “Cyborg” Santos will go down at “Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Henderson.”

Santos was originally scheduled to fight Tarec Saffiedine in the July 30th event, but it appears the company has had a change of heart.

The contest could have title implications now that Nick Diaz has vacated the Strikeforce welterweight belt to challenge UFC champ Georges St-Pierre for his hardware.

“Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Henderson” takes place inside the Sears Center in Hoffman Estates, Illinois.

Showtime will broadcast the main bouts at 10 PM ET/PT.

Here are the athletes rumored to participate in the star-studded card:

Paul Daley vs. Evangelista “Cyborg” Santos

Roger Gracie vs. Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal

Miesha Tate vs. Marloes Coenen (Women’s Welterweight Champion)

Fedor Emelianenko vs. Dan Henderson (Heavyweight Bout)

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