Billy Evangelista vs Jorge Masvidal Booked for Strikeforce: Columbus

31 Jan

MMA Weekly Reports:

Billy Evangelista

– 11-0-0 MMA/ 7-0 Strikeforce Record

– 4 TKO, 7 Decision Victories

– Notable Wins: Jorge Gurgel, Luke Caudillo, Nam Phan

Jorge Masvidal

20-6-0 MMA/ Strikeforce Debut

– Loss 2 of last 3 Fights

– Notable Wins: Satoru Kitaoka, Ryan Schultz, Joe Lauzon


A lightweight tilt between Billy Evangelista and Jorge Masvidal has been added to Strikeforce: Columbus. The event takes place on March 5th at the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio.

Billy Evangelista has gone an impressive 6-0 in his Strikeforce career, beating UFC veterans Jorge Gurgel and Luke Caudillo along the way. He earned a unanimous decision over Waachiim Spiritwolf in his last fight in October of last year.

Jorge Masvidal was signed by Strikeforce in September of last year and will finally make his highly-anticipated debut in March. He has loss two of his last three fights, including a unanimous decision loss to Paul Daley. Masvidal’s last victory was against Naoyuki Kotani in Japan last April.


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Posted by on January 31, 2011 in News, Strikeforce


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