Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal

Event Info

Strikeforce Melendez vs. Masvidal Poster

  • Event: Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal
  • Date: December 17, 2011
  • Time: 10:30pm ET/PT
  • Location: Valley View Casino Center, San Diego, California
  • Broadcast: Showtime
  • Tickets: Valley View Casino Center box office, online at ValleyViewCasinoCenter.com and Ticket Master, by phone at 800-745-3000 and at all Ticketmaster outlets
 

Main Event

Strikeforce Lightweight Championship
Strikeforce Lightweight Champion
Gilbert Melendez Image
Gilbert Melendez
20-2-0
Santa Ana, California
vs
Challenger
Jorge Masvidal Image
Jorge Masvidal
22-7-0
Miami, FL
Gilbert Melendez def. Jorge Masvidal via Unanimous Decision (50-45, 50-45, 49-46)

Main Card

Strikeforce Women’s 145lbs Championship
Strikeforce Women’s 145lbs Champion
Cristiane Cyborg Image
Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos
11-0-0
Brazil
vs
Challenger
Hiroko Yamanaka Image
Hiroko Yamanaka
12-2-0
Kisarazu, Chiba, Japan
Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos def. Hiroko Yamanaka via KO (Punches) at :16 in Round 1
Light Heavyweight (205lbs)
Ovince St. Preux Image
Ovince St. Preux
11-5-0
 
vs
Gegard Mousasi Image
Gegard Mousasi
32-3-2
Armenia
Gegard Mousasi def. Ovince St. Preux via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Lightweight (155lbs)
KJ Noons Image
KJ Noons
11-4-0
San Diego, California
vs
Billy Evangelista Image
Billy Evangelista
11-2-0
Fresno, California
K.J. Noons def. Billy Evangelista via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Preliminary Card

Welterweight (170lbs)
Roger Bowling Image
Roger Bowling
10-2-0
 
vs
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Jerron Peoples
4-2-0
 
Roger Bowling def. Jerron Peoples via KO (Punches) at :42 in Round 1
Middleweight (185lbs)
Justin Wilcox Image
Justin Wilcox
11-4-0
 
vs
Caros Fodor Image
Caros Fodor
7-1-0
 
Caros Fodor def. Justin Wilcox via KO (Punches) at :13 in Round 1
Heavyweight (265lbs)
Devin Cole Image
Devin Cole
20-9-1
Medford, Oregon
vs
No Image
Gabriel Salinas-Jones
5-1-1
Lombard, Illinois
Devin Cole def. Gabriel Salinas-Jones via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Middleweight (185lbs)
No Image
Fernando Gonzalez
17-10-0
Manifest, California
vs
No Image
Eddie Mendez
6-0-1
 
Eddie Mendez def. Fernando Gonzalez via Split Decision (30-27, 29-28, 28-29)
Welterweight (170lbs)
No Image
Chris Brown
2-2-0
Manifest, California
vs
No Image
Herman Terrado
7-2-0
 
Herman Terrado def. Chris Brown via Submission (Armbar) at 4:05 in Round 3

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