“Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Daley” Preliminary Card and Quick Results

Tonight, Strikeforce is live with a championship double header from the Valley View Casino in San Diego, California as Strikeforce Welterweight Champion Nick Diaz squares off with Paul Daley while Strikeforce Lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez takes on Tatsuya Kawajiri.

Inside Fights will have all the results from Strikeforce’s first proper event in the Zuffa era with our live event coverage starting here at 10 PM ET when the show goes live on Showtime.

Main Card (on Showtime)

Strikeforce Welterweight Championship
Nick Diaz retains over Paul Daley (R1, punches, 4:57)

Strikeforce Lightweight Championship
Gilbert Melendez retains over Tatsuya Kawajiri via TKO (R1, elbows, 3:14)

Keith Jardine and Gegard Mousasi battled to a majority draw (29-27 Mousasi, 28-28, 28-28)

Shinya Aoki submits Lyle Beerbohm (R1, neck crank, 1:33)

Preliminary Bouts (Non-Televised)
Robert Peralta beat Hiroyuki Takaya via split decision (30-27, 30-27, 28-29)
Casey Ryan submitted Paul Song (R1, triangle choke, 1:39)
Rolando Perez defeated Edgar Cardenas via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Herman Terrado beat A.J. Matthews via TKO (R1, punches, 4:16)
Joe Duarte defeated Saad Awad via submission (R2, armbar, 2:45)
Virgil Swicker beat Brett Albee via TKO (R1, strikes, 1:46)

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