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Nick Diaz Retains Welterweight Title

Written on October 11, 2010 by Markham Mencken

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“I can beat this guy in a boxing match. I’ll also tap him out on the ground. This is mixed martial arts. I can do it all.” - Nick Diaz

Nick Diaz finally got his revenge after earning a unanimous decision win over KJ Noons. Diaz won his eighth consecutive match and retains his welterweight title at STRIKEFORCE: Diaz vs Noons 2 main event.

It is note worth taking, though, that the Cesar Gracie product changed his strategy by coming out orthodox. Diaz also used his reach to keep his opponent at bay. Early in the first round, Diaz rattled Noons with a perfectly timed straight right hand.

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‘Diaz vs Noons 2′ Adds Three Undercard Bouts

Written on September 29, 2010 by Markham Mencken

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The upcoming Diaz vs Noons 2 event is getting better and better as three more matches were added to the October tussle. Get the undercard who's who from the article below.

Strikeforce got three additional matches for the upcoming Diaz vs Noons 2 event, on October 9 at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California. The three fights are a welterweight fight between James Terry and Bret Bergmark, a lightweight match between Jess Bouscal vs Luis Mendoza, and 185-pound tilt between Ron Keslar against Eric Lawson.

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Bergmark vs Terry, Set for Strikeforce: Diaz vs Noons 2

Written on September 22, 2010 by Markham Mencken

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One fighter is a Cesar Gracie spin-off, while the other is a Cung Le representative. One is bringing his double win on the ground, while the other is coming from a loss. Will The Angry Hick gets another victory, or will James Terry get his redemption?

Jiu Jitsu brown belt Bret Bergmark will set his two-fight winning streak on the line as he compete against James Terry on October 9 at Strikeforce: Diaz vs Noons 2. The welterweight preliminary bout will not be part of the Showtime card, but is anticipated to be streamed on Sherdog.com.

A Cesar Gracie student, Bret “The Angry Hick” Bergmark made his Strikeforce debut last June where he defeated Vagner Rocha on the Fedor vs Werdum undercard. Meanwhile, the Cung Le product – James Terry – is coming from a loss by Tarec Saffiedine. But preceding his February defeat, Terry triumphed both his Strikeforce fight in 2009.

Will the one coming from the winning end snatch another victory, or will the other be redeemed?

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