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Strikeforce 37: Gilbert Melendez Vs. Jorge Masvidal
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Jorge Masvidal Fought With Injured Right Hand
Is Gilbert Melendez a good fighter?
Before his victory over Jorge Masvidal in Saturday night's Strikeforce event in San Diego, that fact was undisputable. He was the second-best fighter in the world at lightweight and was an absolute wrecking machine so far; Masvidal was a bump on the road that probably was going to be finished early and violently. Five rounds later and a unanimous...
Jorge Masvidal stands at the foot of one of the lightweight division’s most intimidating mountains.
In a month packed with fights, Strikeforce still managed to stick out with memorable decisions and fast knockouts. Here are Cagewriter's Three Stars from Saturday night's fights; tell us yours in the comments or on Facebook.
No. 1 -- Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos: She was out of the cage for 18 months, then only needed 13 seconds to defender the Strikeforce featherweight...
“Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal” took place Saturday night inside the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, California. Despite having a pair of championship affairs headline the Showtime broadcast, the card didn’t garner much hoopla.
One would think Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos (Pictured) doesn’t like being in the hexagon all that much. The women’s reigning featherweight...
With Strikeforce on Thursday announcing its contract renewal with Showtime, the organization appears to be alive and well under the Zuffa umbrella.
The California-based promotion returns Saturday with an intriguing lineup from the Valley View Casino in San Diego.
Two titles will be on the line as red-hot champion Gilbert Melendez defends the 155-pound championship against Jorge...
Gilbert Melendez successfully defended his Strikeforce lightweight title Saturday night against tough counter striker Jorge Masvidal. In this exclusive interview, Melendez speaks to Marcos Villegas about his victory and how he is now confident he cant stand with anyone at lightweight in MMA.
The craziest weight class miss in recent memory was the only notable highlight of the Strikeforce weigh-in earlier today.
Jerron Peoples knew he was nowhere close to welterweight limit of 170 pounds, so his camp negotiated with Roger Bowling's to meet at 179. Incredibly enough, Peoples still missed the super high catchweight. He weighed 180.5 and couldn't get down to 179...
A very down and emotional Jorge Masvidal speaks to assembled media after his loss to Gilbert Melendez this past Saturday. Masvidal admitted he was surprised by Melendez and that he felt he won two rounds out of the five scheduled rounds.
Sherdog.com will report from the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego at approximately 8 p.m. ET with play-by-play and live results of Strikeforce “Melendez vs. Masvidal,” which is headlined by a lightweight title showdown pitting champion Gilbert Melendez against challenger Jorge Masvidal.
Tonight's Strikeforce card features plenty of bouts with sizable favorites, but don't be fooled that these are uncompetitive bouts. Strikeforce cards aren't as well researched as UFC events so the public is going lean even more heavily on the few names they're familiar with.
We haven't come across a person that gives Hiroki Yasmanka any shot in her fight...