With a show Chris Cyborg, recently ended in Florida, Strikeforce Miami. Defending her belt for the first time, the Brazilian showed why she is considered the best fighter in the world and gave no chance to Marloes coenen, dominating the Dutchwoman throughout the fight and winning by technical knockout in the third round.
Another Brazilian selected for the event was not as lucky. Marcos “Parrumpinha” da Matta, who was making his debut in the organization, ended up being surprised by Pablo Alfonso and was submitted with an arm-bar in the first round.
In the main fight of the night, Nick Diaz, Strikeforce welterweight champion, and Marius zaromskis, Dream welterweight champion, fought one of the best duels of 2010, with Diaz, despite suffering a knockdown and harsh punishment, managed to recover and knocked out Zaromskis just a few seconds before the end of the first round. Check out the full results:
- Nick Diaz defeated Marius Zaromskis via TKO in R1;
– Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos defeated Marloes Coenen by technical knockout in R3;
– Herschel Walker defeated Greg Nagy by technical knockout in R3;
- Robbie Lawler knocked out Melvin Manhoef in R1;
– Bobby Lashley defeated Wes Sims by technical knockout in R1;
– Jay Hieron defeated Joe Riggs via unanimous decision by the judges;
– David Gomez defeated Craig Oxley by unanimous decision of the judges;
– Joe Ray knocked out John Clarke in R1
– John Kelly submitted Sabah Homasi in R1;
– Pablo Alfonso submitted Marcos “Parrumpinha” in R1;
– Hayder Hassan knocked out Ryan Keenan in R2.