Updated EXC/Strikeforce Card for March 29

Nick Diaz has dropped out of his upcoming bout against Jae Suk Kim for “undisclosed reasons,” reports MMAWeekly.com. (UPDATE, 3/27, 4:30pm ET — Dave Meltzer at WrestlingObserver.com has reported the reason was that he didn’t get a license to fight from the California State Athletic Commission since there was no time to check into the validity of Diaz having marijuana on his meds list. EXC’s Gary Shaw has another POV which you can read about here.) Kim will now face Drew Fickett on Saturday’s card, airing on Showtime starting at 9pm ET/PT. For those of you keeping score at home, Fickett was scheduled to face Jake Shields in an EliteXC Welterweight Championship fight, but that match-up was also recently removed from the card due to a Shields back injury. Here is the updated line-up…

Televised Bouts:
Frank Shamrock vs. Cung Le — Strikeforce World Middleweight Championship
Gilbert Melendez vs. Gabe Lemley — Strikeforce World Lightweight Championship
Drew Fickett vs. Jae Suk Lim
Mike Kyle vs. Wayne Cole
Joey Villasenor vs. Ryan Jensen

Non-Televised Bouts:
Tiki Ghosn vs. Luke Stewart
Jesse Jones vs. Jesse Gillespie
Darren Uyenoyama vs. Anthony Figueroa

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