This Saturday night, April 11, STRIKEFORCE: SHAMROCK vs DIAZ will take place at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California. PRO MMA (promma.info) will be providing previews of the fighters and fights throughout the week leading up to event, culminating with live play by play and post-fight presser coverage on Saturday. The event will air live on Showtime starting at 10PM EST/7:00PM PST.
Headlining the card will be a 179-pound catch weight fight between “The Legend” Frank Shamrock and the pride of Stockton, Nick Diaz. The bad blood for this one started back in March 2006 when Shamrock defeated Diaz’s mentor, Cesar Gracie, at STRIKEFORCE: SHAMROCK vs. GRACIE.
Shamrock is coming off a loss to Strikeforce Middleweight Champion, Cung Le. Shamrock could not continue into the fourth round of their March 2008 title fight after receiving a broken arm from repeatedly blocking Le’s kicks.
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