MMA Junkie Reports:
– 8-1-0 MMA/ 3-1 Strikeforce Record
– 5 Fight Win Streak
– Notable Wins: Derrick Burnsed, Jose Palacios, Cyrillo Neto
VS ISAIAH HILL (4-7-1 MMA/ 0-2 Strikeforce Record)
– 9-3-0 MMA/ 5-1 Strikeforce Record
– Won 5 of last 6 Fights
– Notable Wins: Waylon Kennell
VS RON KESLAR (5-3-0 MMA/ 0-2 Strikeforce Record)
– 8-2-0 MMA/ 3-1 Strikeforce Record
– Won 3 of last 4 Fights
– Notable Wins: David Marshall, Zak Bucia (x2)
VS LUCAS GAMAZA (4-1-0 MMA/ Strikeforce Debut)
Bobby Stack, Eric Lawson, and James Terry have all been added to the preliminary card for Strikeforce: “Diaz vs Cyborg”. The event takes place January 29th at HP Pavilion in San Jose, California.
Bobby Stack currently holds a five-fight win streak, three of those wins taking place under the Strikeforce promotion. He most recently defeated fellow prospect Derrick Burnsed by split decision at Strikeforce: Fedor vs Werdum in June of last year. His only professional loss was to current Tachi Palace Fights featherweight champion, Issac DeJesus in February of 2008.
Eric Lawson returns nearly a year later after his upset loss to Wayne Phillips at Strikeforce Challengers 6 back in February of last year. The loss to Phillips snapped a five-fight win streak, dating back to March of 2008.
James Terry looks for his second consecutive victory under the Strikeforce banner, since losing a tough unanimous decision to top welterweight prospect Tarec Saffiedine last February. Terry defeated David Marshall at the Strikeforce: Diaz vs Noons II by unanimous decision last last October.
The complete lineup now includes:
- Champ Nick Diaz vs. Evangelista “Cyborg” Santos (for welterweight title)
- Champ Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza vs. Robbie Lawler (for middleweight title)
- Herschel Walker vs. Scott Carson
- Roger Gracie vs. Trevor Prangley
- Nate Coy vs. Nate Moore
- Isaiah Hill vs. Bobby Stack
- Ron Keslar vs. Eric Lawson
- Germaine de Randamie vs. Stephanie Webber
- Lucas Gamaza vs. James Terry
- Jenna Castillo vs. Charlene Gellner
- Anthony Dariano vs. Alan Perez
- Niko Jackson vs. Ricky Jackson
- Sam Bracamonte vs. Armin Safiari