| STRIKEFORCE |
October 09, 2010
HP Pavillon , San Jose , California , USA.
This event is expected to feature the beginning of a tournament designed to crown a new number one contender to the Strikeforce Middleweight Championship. It is unknown so far whether the format will be a same-night four man tourney, or an eight-slot grand prix held over the course of two events.Bouts currently reported to be in the works for this event include: Seth Baczynski vs. Erik Apple.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (Aug. 25, 2010) – A grudge rematch that fans, media, and the confident fighters themselves have been clamoring for since the first fight ended in bloody controversy nearly three years ago, will take place on Saturday, Oct. 9, when KJ Noons (9-1), fresh off a knockout victory last Saturday, challenges STRIKEFORCE World Welterweight (170 pounds) Champion Nick Diaz (22-7, 1 NC) in the main event at HP Pavilion here, live on SHOWTIME® (10 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast).
In the co-feature, undefeated STRIKEFORCE Women’s Welterweight World Champion Sarah Kaufman (12-0) will make the second defense of her 135-pound title against No. 1 contender and Dutch superstar Marloes Coenen (17-4).
Another featured fight will pit an emerging star from the STRIKEFORCE Challengers series, up-and-coming Luke Rockhold (7-1), against the vastly more experienced, 2000 Olympic Games wrestling silver medalist, Matt “The Law” Lindland (22-7), in a middleweight (185 pounds) contest.
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Strikeforce San Jose , Nick Diaz Vs KJ Noons 2 - Video Trailer -