Strikeforce News: Nick Diaz vs. Frank Shamrock, Gilbert Melendez Returns April 11th

nick diaz flipping the Bird

nick diaz flipping the Bird

In a recent press call, Strikeforce announced that Blunt smoking lightweight Nick Diaz will take on MMA veteran Frank Shamrock in the main event of Strikforce’s April 11th card in San Jose, CA. Given the fighters difference in weight, the fight will take place at a catch weight of 179lbs.

Strikeforces promoter Scott Coker said KJ Noons was offered a title unification bout with Strikeforces lightweight champion Josh Thomson, but it is not official.

Also, fighters Mitsuhiro Ishida (17-4-1), who defeated Gilbert Melendez in 2007, and former UFC/TUF fighter Jorge Gurgel (12-5) are possible opponents for Melendez.ok

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