The first event featured a main event between Josh Barnett and Daniel Cormier in the finals of the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix. Also on the card, Gilbert Melendez defended his Strikeforce lightweight crown against Josh Thomson.
Two previous Strikeforce events this year drew an average of 387,500 viewers. This card ranks sixth all-time in terms of events shown by Showtime.
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