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

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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.

EliteXC “A Night Of Champions” Nov. 8 From Reno, NV

EliteXC has announced it’s next card dubbed “A Night Of Champions” on Nov. 8 from Reno, Nevada. The main card will be televised on Showtime.

While this card lacks star power, it features one of the better main cards EliteXC has ever put on. Bringing in tough fighters like Alvarez, Lombard and Kaufman, EliteXC looks to build to its current stable of fighters.

Main Card

Robbie Lawler (16-4) vs. Joey Villasenor (26-6) [T]
Nick Diaz (18-7) vs. Eddie Alvarez (15-1) [T]
Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante (7-1) vs. TBA
Scott Smith (13-5) vs. Hector Lombard (17-2-1)
Kaitlin Young (4-2) vs. Sarah Kaufman (7-0)

EliteXC Unfinished Business Fighter Payouts

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Robbie Lawler: $90,000 (which included a $45,000 win bonus)
def. Scott Smith: $14,000

Nick Diaz: $60,000 (no win bonus)
def. Thomas Denny: $8,500

Jake Shields: $45,000 ($10,000 win bonus)
def. Nick Thompson: $25,000

Cristiane Cyborg: $6,000 ($3,000 win bonus)
def. Shayna Baszler: $8,000

Antonio Silva: $200,000 ($100,000 win bonus)
def. Justin Eilers: $20,000

Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante: $20,000 ($10,000 win bonus)
def. Travis Galbraith: $5,000

Wilson Reis: $5,000 ($2,500 win bonus)
def. Bryan Caraway: $2,000

Anthony Ruiz: $5,001 ($3,00O win bonus)
def. Jeremy Freitag: $2,5000

David Douglas: $4,000 ($1,500 win bonus)
def. Marlon Matias: $2,500

Carl Seumanutafa: $4,000 ($2,000 win bonus)
def. Mike Cook: $2000

Drew Montgomery: $3,000 ($1,500 win bonus)
def. Brandon Tarn: $2,000


Total Payout: $533,501

All reported payouts don’t include deductions for insurance, licenses, gym dues, management commissions, and taxes. They also don’t reflect fighter sponsorships, signing bonuses and sometimes PPV percentages.