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Nick Diaz Announced for January 30 Strikeforce Event in Florida

Nick DiazStrikeforce announced on Friday that welterweight Nick Diaz will return to action at the promotion’s January 30 event in Sunrise, Florida, which also features the MMA debut of Herschel Walker and Strikeforce 145-pound women’s champion Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos.

Though Diaz’s opponent for the Showtime-televised card was not announced, KJ Noons and Jay Hieron are both expected to fight on the card and either could be tapped to face Diaz.

Diaz (20-7) has won five-straight since suffering a controversial loss to Noons in late-2007, including wins over Frank Shamrock in April and Scott Smith in his most-recent fight in June.

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