Strikeforce: 8/15 in San Jose

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DCRage
6/7/09 9:37:09AM
Strikeforce: August 15, 2009
Venue: HP Pavilion in San Jose, CA
Main card airs live on Showtime
TV fights:
vs.
Gina Carano vs. Cristiane Santos for the inaugural Strikeforce Women's Championship (Fight at 145; 5 5-minute rounds) (Note: If either gets injured before the fight or misses weight, expect Erin Toughill to be the replacement)

vs.
Strikeforce Interim Lightweight Champion Gilbert Melendez vs. Mitsuhiro Ishida for the title (Melendez's original opponent, SF Lightweight Champion Josh Thomson, is off due to injury)

vs.
Jesse Taylor vs. Jay Hieron in a NON-TITLE match (it was to have been Nick Diaz vs. Hieron for the vacant SF Welterweight Title, but Diaz is no off due to missing pre-fight drug tests)

vs.
Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Champion Renato Sobral vs. Gegard Mousasi for the title

Prelims:
vs.
Isaiah Hill vs. Alex Trevino

vs.
Mike Cook vs. Scott Lighty

vs.
Fabricio Werdum vs. Mike Kyle (Werdum's original opponent, Strikeforce Heavyweight Champion Alistair Overeem, is now off due to injury)

vs.
Zak Bucia vs. James Terry

vs.
David Douglas vs. Justin Wilcox
gamez0932
7/18/09 4:18:15AM
Jason Von Flue will also be fighting on this card.
DCRage
7/21/09 8:08:13PM
Overeem is off. Again. Werdum will still be on the card.
The_Ho_Bag
7/28/09 2:38:30AM
SFs champs are lazy .... always getting injured
DCRage
8/10/09 12:22:56PM
Final card confirmed today, a few changes from the original planned card-especially the prelims:
Prelims:
Isaiah Hill vs. Alex Trevino (originally was supposed to have been Hill vs. Poppies Martinez)
Zak Bucia vs. James Terry (not Jason Von Flue vs. Terry)
David Douglas vs. Justin Wilcox
Mike Cook vs. Scott Lighty
Mike Kyle vs. Fabricio Werdum

TV fights (Showtime):
Nick Diaz vs. Jay Hieron for the vacant Strikeforce Welterweight Championship (not definite)
Strikeforce Interim Lightweight Champion Gilbert Melendez vs. Mitsuhiro Ishida for the title
Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Champion Renato Sobral vs. Gegard Mousasi for the title
Main Event: Gina Carano vs. Cristiane Santos for the inaugural Strikeforce Women's Champinoship (5 5-minute rounds at 145)

Remember that if Carano or Santos gets hurt before the weekend or if one misses weight, the company has told Erin Toughill to be ready as a short-notice replacement.
The_Ho_Bag
8/14/09 7:24:35PM
gina made weight !
Irish_Pride
8/14/09 7:27:04PM

Posted by The_Ho_Bag

gina made weight !



I know it's amazing. She's even lighter than Cyborg. Link to weigh in results. Weigh In Results
The_Ho_Bag
8/14/09 7:28:29PM
im shocked
juggernautakira
8/15/09 12:31:24PM
I could care less about this card. I call it download of the month.

However..

Gina is the best thing on it, so if I am not doing anything, maybe ill do her.
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