Strikeforce News: Gilbert Melendez vs. Jorge Masvidal Cancelled

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According to the Junkie, the reported fight between Gilbert Melendez and Jorge Masvidal has been put on ice said Strikeforce Vice President Mike Afromowitz. Jorge Masvidal suffered an injury to his shin at last weekends Strikeforce “At The Dome” event and will not be able to get in enough training time for the fight.

Current Fights Cancelled:

A replacement to fight Melendez has not been announced.

The co-promoted EliteXC-Strikeforce card is to be held March 29 at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif. and will feature the fight between Cung Le vs. Frank Shamrock.

Strikeforce At The Dome Videos

Bob Sapp vs. Jan Nortje

Rick Roufus vs Maurice Smith

Cory Devela vs Joe Riggs

Strikeforce At The Dome Results LIVE

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Strikeforce: “At The Dome” take place Saturday February 23 from the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Washington.

HDNet will broadcast the event live starting at 10:30 EST.

Main Card

  • Bob Sapp vs. Jan Nortje
    Result: Jan Nortje defeats Bob Sapp by TKO (Strikes) at 0:55 of R1.

  • Joe Riggs vs. Cory Devela
    Result: Cory Devela defeats Joe Riggs by Submission (Judo Throw – Back Injury) at 1:22 of R1.
  • Maurice Smith vs. Rick Roufus
    Result: Maurice Smith defeats Rick Roufus by Submission (Kimura) at 1:53 of R1.
  • Steve Berger vs. Eddy Ellis
    Result: Eddy Ellis defeats Steve Berger by Unanimous Decision.
  • Jorge Masvidal vs. Ryan Healy
    Result: Jorge Masvidal defeats Ryan Healy by Unanimous Decision.

  • Mychal Clark vs. Josh Bennett
    Result: Mychal Clark defeats Josh Bennett by TKO (Doctor Stoppage) at 5:00 of R2.
  • Ray Perales vs. Lyle Beerbohm
    Result: Lyle Beerbohm defeats Ray Perales by Submission (Guillotine Choke) at 1:19 of R3.
  • Matt Kovak vs. Mike Hayes
    Result: Mike Hayes defeats Matt Kovacs by Unanimous Decision.
  • Scott Shaffer vs. Zach Skinner
    Result: Zach Skinner defeats Scott Shaffer Unanimous Decision.
  • Dave Courchaine vs. Nathan Coy
    Result: Nathan Coy defeats Dave Courchaine by KO (Punches) at 1:46 of R1.