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“Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Daley” Medical Suspensions: Headliners Diaz, Daley Sidelined

Nick Diaz and Paul Daley StrikeforceStrikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz and fellow headliner Paul Daley were among four fighters from Saturday’s “Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Daley” main card to receive medical suspensions from the California State Athletic Commission.

Diaz was suspended 60 days for a facial laceration suffered in his first-round TKO win over Daley, who was sidelined 45 days for precautionary reasons.

Also suspended from the Showtime-televised card were Tatsuya Kawajiri, who is out 45 days as a precaution after losing via first-round TKO to Strikeforce lightweight champ Gilbert Melendez, and Keith Jardine, who was suspended 60 days for facial lacerations from his draw against Gegard Mousasi.

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