Here are the results from Strikeforce: “Tank vs. Buentello”.
- Luke Stewart def. Jeremiah Metcalf - Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
- Cain Velasquez def. Jesse Fujarczyk - TKO (Strikes)
- Sam Spengler def. Francisco Magallon - TKO (Strikes)
- Mike Cook def. Carlton Jones - Submission (Strikes)
- Philip Perez def. Brandon Shuey - Submission (Triangle)
- Casey Olson def. Bobby Sanchez - Submission (Guillotine)
- Jason Von Flue def. Eric Wray - Submission (Arm-Triangle)
- Trevor Prangley def. Anthony Ruiz - Submission (Armbar)
- Josh Thomson def. Duane Ludwig - Submission (Guillotine)
- Paul Buentello def. David Abbott - KO (Punch)
There are some pretty major changes to the card that have to be announced…
Wesley “Cabbage” Correira has taken himself off of the card due to medical reasons. The fighter he was scheduled to face, Ruben Villareal was dropped off of the card for reasons that aren’t known at this time. It is speculated that they were unable to find an opponent for him at the last minute.
Bobby Southworth will also be unable to compete at the event due to an injury that he suffered during a recent training session. Taking his place against Anthony Ruiz, will be Trevor Prangley.
Prangley was scheduled to fight Bryan Pardoe but that bout is now cancelled…
Here is the full card for Strikeforce 3.
Tank Abbott vs. Paul Buentello
Duane Ludwig vs. Josh Thomson
Wesley Correira vs. Ruben Villarreal
Bobby Southworth vs. Anthony Ruiz
Trevor Prangley vs. Bryan Pardoe
Jason Von Flue vs. Eric Wray
Casey Olson vs. Bobby Sanchez
Carlton Jones vs. Kenneth Williams
Philip Perez vs. Brandon Shuey
Cain Velasquez vs. Jesse Fujarczyk
Undefeated welterweight prospect Eric Wray will be making his Strikeforce debut October 7th as he takes on ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ contestant and UFC veteran Jason Von Flue.
The American Kickboxing Academy fighter sports a mixed martial arts record of 5-0-0 with four of his victories coming by submission.
Wray’s opponent, Jason Von Flue is currently on a two fight losing skid with losses to Joe Riggs and Luke Cummo. He’ll be looking to change that come October 7th.
Strikeforce has announced that UFC veterans Duane “Bang” Ludwig and Josh “The Punk” Thomson will face off in Strikeforce’s October 7th event in Fresno, California.
The winner of the fight will be given a shot at the Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez.
Reports have surfaced stating that heavyweights Wesley “Cabbage” Correira and Ruben “Warpath” Villareal will fight at the upcoming StrikeForce event in October. Also rumored to be on the card is Trevor Prangley and Josh “The Punk” Thomson.
Legendary fighter David “Tank” Abbott has signed a contract with Strikeforce to fight “The Headhunter” Paul Buentello. The event will take place October 7th at the Save Mart Center in Fresno, California.
Last night at Strikeforce: Revenge, the 10,374 fans were blessed with some highs and lows. The highly anticipated rematch between “The Phenom” and “The Demolition Man” turned out to be a very lackluster fight which had fans leaving their seats and heading towards the exits. Tyson Griffin was able keep his undefeated record intact by beating the very tough striker Duane Ludwig. Fans also witnessed a freak accident as James Irvin and Bobby Southworth clinched at the beginning of their fight, Southworth drove Irvin towards the cage door and as they hit it, the door flew open sending both fighters out of the cage. The fight was ruled a no contest as Irvin was injured and unable to continue.
On the eve of Strikeforce: Revenge, fighters arrived at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California to hit the scales. All of the fighters were able to make weight and it was announced that both Belfort and Overeem’s camps agreed to have the fight at a catch weight limit of 210 pounds.
Chris Aramante (185) vs. Sean Basset (185)
Juan Miranda (151) vs. Clint Coronel (155)
Luke Stewart (185.5) vs. Bill Duvail (181)
Jared Hamman (204) vs. Scott Graham (191)
Tommy Tuggle (247.5) vs. Daniel Puder (219)
Mike Seal (186.5) vs. Eugene Jackson (184)
Harris Sarmiento (155) vs. Josh Thomson (154.5)
Tyson Griffin (155.5) vs. Duane Ludwig (155.5)
James Irvin (209.5) vs. Bobby Southworth (203.5)
Gilbert Melendez (154) vs. Glay Guida (156)
Brian Warren (180) vs. Cung Le (184)
Vitor Belfort (209) vs. Alistar Overeem (210)