Frank Shamrock attempts to shake hands with Strikeforce opponent Nick Diaz. Photo by Tom Casino/Showtime Networks.
Here’s a small gallery of photos from this past Thursday’s pre-fight press conference for Strikeforce’s “Shamrock vs. Diaz” event, which takes place on April 11 at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California and will be televised live on Showtime.
Those in attendance at the press conference included former UFC and Strikeforce middleweight champion Frank Shamrock, Nick Diaz, former EliteXC champions Jake Shields and Robbie Lawler, and female MMA star Cris “Cyborg” Santos.
All photos were taken by Tom Casino and come courtesy of Showtime. Quotes from the press conference are here.
Frank Shamrock and Nick Diaz.
Scott Smith and Benji Radach.
Robbie Lawler and Jake Shields.
Josh Thomson and Gilbert Melendez.
Cris “Cyborg” Santos.
In order: Frank Shamrock, Josh Thomson, Cris Santos, Scott Smith, Scott Coker, Ken Hershman, Jim Goddard, Benji Radach, Gilbert Melendez, and Nick Diaz.
Scott Coker, Ken Hershman and Jim Goddard.
Members of the press await the start of Thursday’s press conference.
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