“Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal” Fight Card Updated

Written by Tom Ngo
November 26th, 2011

Strikeforce Poster Melendez Mazvidal Cyborg

“Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal” takes place inside the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, California. Two title tilts will headline the December 17th extravaganza.

Women’s middleweight champ Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos defends her crown against Hiroko Yamanaka in the night’s co-featured contest, while lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez puts his belt up for grabs when he faces Jorge Masvidal in the main event.

Former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Gegard Mousasi will also battle Ovince St. Preux.

Here are the athletes rumored to appear in the show:

Preliminary Bouts:

Keith Jardine vs. TBD

Caros Fodor vs. Justin Wilcox

Main Bouts:

K.J. Noons vs. Billy Evangelista

Gegard Mousasi vs. Ovince St. Preux

Hiroko Yamanaka vs. Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos (Strikeforce Women’s Middleweight Champion)

Jorge Masvidal vs Gilbert Melendez (Strikeforce Lightweight Champion)

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