Josh Thomson To Defend Strikefroce Title Against Yves Edwards

Strikeforce lightweight champion, Josh “The Punk” Thomson (16-2), will defend his title against veteran Yves Edwards (34-14-1) at Strikeforce “Destruction”, Nov. 21 from the HP Pavilion in San Jose, CA.

Thomson will be looking for vengeance over Edwards who previously defeated him at UFC 49 “Unfinished Business” by a highlight reel first round head kick.

Strikeforce’s Nov. 21 event, which will be televised on HDNet, will also feature Bobby Southworth defending his Strikeforce light heavyweight title against Renato “Babalu” Sobral and Joe Riggs taking on Luke Stewart in a welterweight bout.

EliteXC ‘Return of the King’ Results Live

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EliteXC ‘Return of the King’ Weigh-In Results, Diaz Doesn’t Make Weight

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Nick Diaz informed EliteXC before the weigh-ins that he will not be able to make weight. Muhsin Corbbrey has agreed to fight Diaz at a catch weight of 169 lbs. Diaz will have to forfeit an undisclosed portion of his fight purse to Corbbrey.

All other fighters make weight. EliteXC ‘Return of the King’ broadcasts live at 10 pm EST on Showtime.

EliteXC Weigh-in Results

KJ Noons (160) vs. Yves Edwards (158.5)
Nick Diaz (169) vs. Muhsin Corbbrey (163.5)
Murilo “Ninja” Rua (184) vs. Tony Bonello (185)
Dave “Pee Wee” Herman (243.5) vs. Ron Waterman (263)
Rafael Feijao (205) vs. Wayne Cole (204)
Kala Kolohe (186) vs. Bubba McDaniel (184.5)
Kepa Madeiros (171.5) vs. Carl Barton (183)
Russell Doane (135) vs. Dwayne Haney (133.5)
PJ Dean (160.5) vs. Dean Lista (160)
Lolohea Mahe (260) vs. Chris Barnard (232.5)
Kaleo Kwan (160) vs. Mike Aina (160)
Mark Oshiro (140.5) vs. Chris “Red Bull” Willems (141.5)