“Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal” Video Promo

Written by Tom Ngo
December 15th, 2011

Strikeforce Poster Melendez Mazvidal Cyborg

Sensing the reception for Saturday’s show is lukewarm, at best, Showtime has released a new promo for “Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal” to help generate some much-needed buzz.

The card features a pair of championship affairs. Lightweight king Gilbert Melendez puts his strap on the line against Jorge Masvidal in the night’s featured attraction, while Hiroko Yamanaka challenges Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos for her featherweight crown in the co-main event.

The Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, California will serve as host. Showtime broadcasts the main card at 10PM ET/PT.

Please click the media player below to watch the hype video:

Here are the athletes competing in this weekend’s show:

Preliminary Bouts:

Jerron Peoples vs. Roger Bowling

Devin Cole vs. Gabriel Salinas-Jones

Fernando Gonzalez vs. Eddie Mendez

Herman Terrado vs. Chris Brown

Justin Wilcox vs. Caros Fodor

Main Bouts:

K.J. Noons vs. Billy Evangelista

Gegard Mousasi vs. Ovince St. Preux

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

Jorge Masvidal vs Gilbert Melendez (Strikeforce Lightweight Champion)

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