Strikeforce: Frank Shamrock vs. Cung Le Weigh-In Results

frank shamrock vs. cung le

Quick weigh-in results for Strikeforce/EliteXC Shamrock vs. Le

All fighters eventually made weight, but Drew Fickett and Tiki Ghosen needed the allowable one hour to make weight.

The show broadcasts live tomorrow on Showtime starting at 10pm EST.

Main Card

Frank Shamrock (185) vs. Cung Le (183)
Gilbert Melendez (154.5) vs. Gabe Lemley (153)
Ryan Jensen (186) vs. Joey Villasenor (185)
Drew Fickett (171) vs. Jae Suk Lim (170)
Luke Stewart (171) vs. Tiki Ghosn (171)

Preliminary Card

Marlon Sims (162.5) vs. Billy Evangelista (160.5)
Mike Kyle (225) vs. Wayne Cole (209)
Jesse Jones (173.5) vs. Jesse Gillespie (180)
Darren Uyenoyama (136) vs. Anthony Figueroa (133)

Strikeforce/EliteXC News: Ryan Jensen To Replace Santos

ryan jensen

According to MMaJunkie, Former UFC welterweight Ryan Jensen will replace Evangelista “Cyborg” Santos and take on Joey Villasenor at the co-promoted Strikeforce/EliteXC card on March 29th.

Santos from Brazil, was forced off the card after a delay in immigration halted his chance of entering this county in time for the fight.

Jensen was on a six fight win streak before going 0-2 in the UFC, losing to Thales Leites and Demian Maia, both via first round submissions.

For more on this weekends Strikeforce/EliteXC: Shamrock vs. Le card click here.

UFC 83: Ed Herman vs. Damian Maia

ed herman

According to a recent interview with GracieMag, undefeated Damian Maia (6-0) will take on TUF veteran Ed “Short Fuse” Herman on March 8 at UFC 83.

“I got back to Sao Paulo today; I was vacationing in California with my wife, where I also shot some Jiu-Jitsu dvds. I’ll be back at the UFC on March 8th to fight Ed Herman, who I don’t know, but my manager brought me a tape with some of his fights to analyze, but I haven’t had time to watch yet.”

Maia a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu specialist is coming off a submission win over Ryan Jensen at UFC 77 Hostile Territory. Maia is also the current Abu Dahbi Combat Club (ADCC) champion at 87Kg.

Ed Herman is on a three fight win streak, with his most recent win coming at UFC 78, when he knocked out Joe Doerksen early in the third round.