Strikeforce Challengers “Aina vs Evangelista” Weigh-In Results


Showtime Challengers ShoMMA on May 15th in Fresno, CA. The fights will be broadcast on Showtime starting at 11pm EST.

“Evangelista has a great record, but there are holes in every fighter’s game. I’ve watched tape on him and he is definitely vulnerable to some things.” Said Mike Aina “I plan to spoil his homecoming and win one for all my fans in my hometown in Hawaii, who have always been there and supported me. They are with me each and every time I step into the cage

Showtime ShoMMA Weigh-In Results

Mike Aina (157.2) vs. Billy Evangelista (157.5)
Sarah Kaufman (135) vs. Miesha Tate (135.4)
Lavar Johnson (246.4) vs. Carl Seumanutafa (250.5)
Aaron Rosa (205.4) vs. Anthony Ruiz (205.2)
Tito Jones (145.6) vs. Bao Quach (145.8)
Cody Cantebury (160) vs. Ben Holscher (160.2)
Zolia Frausto (129.8) vs. Avery Vilche (122.8)
Ousmane Thomas Diagne (155.6) vs. Kaleo Kwan (155.4)
Fabricio Camoes (156.2) vs. Torrance Taylor (155.8)
Spencer Herns (180.6) vs. Chad Sutton (184)

Joey Villasenor vs Evangelista “Cyborg” Santos Headline June 19th ShoMMA


Strikeforce announces via press release that Joey Villasenor will face Evangelista “Cyborg” Santos in the main event of ShoMMA 2 set for June 19 at the ShoWare Center in Kent, WA.

Villasenor (26-6), part of Jackson’s MMA, was picked up by Strikeforce last year with the purchase of EliteXC. He was scheduled to take on Robbie Lawler for the EliteXC middleweight title last year, before EliteXC went belly up.

Santos (16-12) is the husband of famed female MMA fighter Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos. He last competed at Sengoku 5 against Siyar Bahadurzada, losing due to an elbow injury suffered early in the first round.

Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker:

“This is where the men – and women – will be separated from the boys, so to speak. The growth and future of our sport just got a turbo injection. For regional fighters and up-and-coming men and women looking to test themselves against other top prospects and get on the fast track to stardom, SHO MMA: Strikeforce Challengers is the place to do it. I can’t wait for this first event.”

Jorge Gurgel vs Conor Heun At Strikeforce June 19th


Long time UFC lightweight Jorge Gurgel will take on Conor Heun at the ShoMMA 2 on June 19th in Kent, Washington, according to MMAWeekly.

Former TUF 2 cast member found him self standing their with a UFC pink slip in hand after losing two consecutive fights to Aaron Riley and Cole Miller.

Submission specialist Conor Heun (8-2) was recently featured on MTV “Bully Beatdown”, in which he took care of Christian “The Angry Couch Potato”.

Heun, a BJJ Black belt under Eddie Bravo is coming off a second round TKO over James Edson Berto at EliteXC “Heat”.