Benji Radach Not Medically Cleared To Fight Robbie Lawler At Strikeforce Evolution

Benji_Radach_vs_MuriloRua

It looks like Benji Radach will not be fighting “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler on the main card of Strikeforce: Evolution. The thirty year old fighter has yet to be medically cleared by a doctor after having surgery for a hand injury sustained in his fight with Scott Smith at Strikeforce: Shamrock vs. Diaz over six months ago.

Monte Cox, Lawlers agent expects Strikeforce to find him a replacement for the Dec. 19 event.

For the latest Strikeforce Evolution fight card, check out our MMA Rumors section.

[Sherdog via RunKalibRun]

Strikeforce Results “Frank Shamrock vs Nick Diaz”

shamrock_diaz

Strikeforce “Shamrock vs. Diaz” takes place April 11th from the HP Pavilion in San Jose, CA. Headlining the card is a catchweight fight between veterans Frank Shamrock and Nick Diaz.

Cagetoday.com will have live coverage of the undercards starting around 7:30pm EST. The main card will follow live on Showtime at 9pm EST.

MAIN CARD

PRELIMINARY CARD

  • Waylon Kennell vs. Eric Lawson
    Result: Eric Lawson defeats Waylon Kennell via TKO (Punches) at 4:54 of R1.
  • Buck Meredith vs. Luke Rockhold
    Result: Luke Rockhold defeats Buck Meredith via Submission (Head and Arm Choke) at 4:07 of R1.
  • Raul Castillo vs. Brandon Michaels
    Result: Raul Castillo defeats Brandon Michaels via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) at 1:45 of R1.
  • Zak Bucia vs. James Terry
    Result: James Terry defeats Zak Bucia via Unanimous Decision. (30-27 x3)
  • Shingo Kohara vs. Jeremy Tavares
    Result: Shingo Kahara defeats Jeremy Tavares via KO(Knee) at 0:04 of R2.

Strikeforce News: Benji Radach vs. Scott Smith Likely April 11

scott-smith

According to MMAJunkie, former UFC fighter Scott Smith (14-5) will likely take on Benji Radach (19-4) at the tentatively scheduled Strikeforce event on April 11th from the HP Pavilion in San Jose, CA.

Both fighters have verbally agreed to fight, but bout agreements have yet to be signed.

This is the first fight rumored since Stirkeforce announced that they have bought some of Pro Elites assets and have struck a deal with Showtime to broadcast 16 live events on the premium cable channel.