Welcome to MMAFrenzy.com’s live coverage of Strikeforce: Shamrock vs. Diaz, which takes today at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California. The event’s preliminary card kicks off at 8pm ET with the Showtime-broadcast main card beginning at 10pm. Tonight’s ten-bout event features five main card fights, including headliner Frank Shamrock vs. Nick Diaz as well as a Strikeforce Interim Lightweight Title bout between Rodrigo Damm and former 155-pound champion Gilbert Melendez. Benji Radach vs. Scott Smith, Hitomi Akano vs. Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos, and Brett Rogers vs. Ron “Abongo” Humphrey will also be featured on the televised card.
Quick results from tonight’s fights are listed below followed by an app which will provide real-time updates and play-by-play from tonight’s action.
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- Nick Diaz def. Frank Shamrock via TKO (strikes) — Round 2, 3:57
- Gilbert Melendez def. Rodrigo Damm via KO (punches) — Round 2, 2:02
Strikeforce Interim Lightweight Championship
- Scott Smith def. Benji Radach via KO (punches) — Round 3, 3:24
- Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos def. Hitomi Akano via TKO (strikes) — Round 3, 0:35
- Brett Rogers def. Ron “Abongo” Humphrey via TKO (strikes) — Round 2, 1:38
- Luke Rockhold def. Buck Meredith via submission (head and arm choke) — Round 1, 4:07
- Eric Lawson def. Waylon Kennell via TKO (strikes) — Round 1, 4:54
- Raul Castillo def. Brandon Michaels via submission (rear naked choke) — Round 1, 1:45
- James Terry def. Zak Bucia via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
- Shingo Kohara def. Jeremy Tavares via KO (knee) — Round 2, 0:04