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K.J. Noons vs. Billy Evangelista targeted for 'Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal'   [View Full Version]
Budgellism » Posted 4/8/07 11:45:00AM

A welterweight bout originally planned for "Strikeforce: Miami" has materialized again for the promotion's next major event.

Multiple sources today told ( that onetime welterweight title challenger K.J. Noons (10-4 MMA, 2-2 SF) is targeted to meet Billy Evangelista (11-1 MMA, 7-1 SF) at "Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal," which takes place Dec. 17 at Valley View Casino Center in San Diego. The event's main card airs on Showtime while preliminary action is broadcast on HDNet.

Verbal agreements are in place for the bout, though contracts have yet to be signed. It's not yet known whether the bout will air as part of the event's main card or reside on the preliminary roster.

Noons and Evangelista both look to rebound from recent setbacks.



DrivenDavies15 » Posted 8/10/11 1:23:00AM

Solid matchup but I think noons will take this one by Decision

Budgellism » Posted 4/8/07 11:45:00AM

Noons all day long in this one.


Adrenaline » Posted 4/4/09 2:45:00AM

I love watching K.J. fight.

gartface » Posted 7/29/07 7:00:00PM

Posted by Adrenaline

I love watching K.J. fight.

Me too. He's great on the feet. I can't wait to see him win this and make his way to the UFC.


BuffaloDave » Posted 8/14/11 9:31:00PM

This will probably be KJ's audition for getting into the UFC.

prozacnation1978 » Posted 7/5/07 11:42:00PM

Too bad winner won't get a crack at gilbert
Gilbert will be in the ufc

RhythmAndStyle » Posted 1/25/08 3:12:00PM

wow!..too much love for Noons just cuz he's a bigger name..Evangelista should win this one..more angles and different kinda strikes..his leg kicks will slows Noon's boxin style down..he also got the better chin of the two, better TD's, b.j.j..Evangelista via tko, just like how Crazy Horse did it..

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