Date: Saturday- October 9, 2010
Time: 10 pm ET (aired on Showtime)
Location: HP Pavilion in San Jose, California- U.S.A.
Strikeforce returns home to San Jose with the Grudge Match you’ve been waiting for. Rockstar Energy Drink and Strikeforce present Diaz vs. Noons II – Live at HP Pavilion at San Jose on Saturday, October 9 – 7:00PM. In a rematch 3 years in the making, this epic night of world-class mixed martial arts features Strikeforce’s World Welterweight Champion and the bad boy of M-M-A, Nick Diaz, when he seeks to avenge his last loss against one of the most prolific strikers in the business and the last man to defeat him, K.J. Noons!
Also on the card, Sarah Kaufman puts her Strikeforce Women’s World Welterweight title on the line against the dangerous Marloes Coenen and former lightweight Champion and local favorite Josh Thomson (17-3) will meet world-ranked Gesias “JZ” Cavalcante (15-3-1) of Brazil in an important lightweight battle.
Main Fight Card: (aired on Showtime)
- Champ Nick Diaz vs. K.J. Noons (for welterweight title)
- Champ Sarah Kaufman vs. Marloes Coenen (for women’s welterweight title)
- Gesias “JZ” Cavalcante vs. Josh Thomson
- Andre Galvao vs. Tyron Woodley
Preliminary Fight Card: (may not be aired)
- Bret Bergmark vs. James Terry
- Ron Keslar vs. Josh McDonald
- Jess Bouscal vs. Luis Mendoza