Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Cyborg

Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Cyborg was a mixed martial arts event that was held by Strikeforce on January 29, 2011 at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California, United States.[2]

Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Cyborg
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The poster for Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Cyborg.
DateJanuary 29, 2011
VenueHP Pavilion
CitySan Jose, California, United States
Event chronology
Strikeforce: Henderson vs. Babalu II Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Cyborg Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Silva


A welterweight bout between Nate Coy and Nate Moore, which was originally scheduled to take place at ShoMMA 13, took place at this event.[3]

Six of the preliminary card fights were streamed live on[4]

This was the last Strikeforce event to feature amateur bouts, which were removed from all future Strikeforce cards following the promotion's sale to Zuffa, LLC in March 2011.[5]

Strikeforce Challengers color commentator Pat Miletich filled in for the absent Gus Johnson on the live broadcast of this card.[6]

The event drew an estimated 561,000 viewers, with a peak at 850,000 on Showtime.[7][8][9]


Main card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Welterweight Nick Diaz (c) def. Evangelista Santos Submission (armbar) 2 4:50 [a]
Middleweight Ronaldo Souza (c) def. Robbie Lawler Submission (rear naked choke) 3 2:00 [b]
Heavyweight Herschel Walker def. Scott Carson TKO (strikes) 1 3:13
Light Heavyweight Roger Gracie def. Trevor Prangley Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 4:19 live stream
Welterweight James Terry def. Lucas Gamaza TKO (strikes) 1 3:26
Women's Bantamweight Germaine de Randamie def. Stephanie Webber KO (knee) 1 4:25
Welterweight Nate Moore def. Nathan Coy KO (punches) 2 0:25
Preliminary card
Women's Flyweight Jenna Castillo def. Charlene Gellner TKO (strikes) 2 3:57
Lightweight Isaiah Hill def. Bobby Stack Submission (triangle choke) 1 1:02
Catchweight (180 lb) Ron Keslar def. Eric Lawson Submission (armbar) 1 1:57
Welterweight Armin Safiari def. Sam Bracamonte Decision (unanimous) 3 5:00
Catchweight (165 lb) Ricky Jackson def. Nikko Jackson Decision (unanimous) 3 5:00
Catchweight (150 lb) Anthony Dariano def. Alan Perez Decision (unanimous) 3 5:00

Fighter salariesEdit

Champ Nick Diaz: $150,000 (no win bonus) def. Evangelista "Cyborg" Santos: $20,000

Champ Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza: $85,000 ($15,000 win bonus) def. Robbie Lawler : $65,000

Herschel Walker: $5,000 (no win bonus) def. Scott Carson: $5,000

Roger Gracie: $75,000 (no win bonus) def. Trevor Prangley: $30,000

Nate Moore: $4,000 ($2,000 win bonus) def. Nathan Coy: $3,000

Isaiah Hill: $3,000 ($1,500 win bonus) def. Bobby Stack: $1,500

Ron Keslar: $3,000 ($1,500 win bonus) def. Eric Lawson: $1,500

Germaine de Randamie: $3,000 ($1,000 win bonus) def. Stephanie Webber: $1,000

James Terry: $3,000 ($1,500 win bonus) def. Lucas Gamaza: $1,500

Jenna Castillo: $3,000 ($1,500 win bonus) def. Charlene Gellner: $1,000


  1. ^ ""Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Cyborg" attendance results in 9,059 fans". 2010-12-05.
  2. ^ "San Jose: Diaz vs Cyborg". Retrieved 2010-12-22.
  3. ^ "Coy bout moved". Retrieved 2011-01-03.
  4. ^ "Coy-Moore Leads Strikeforce 'Diaz vs. Cyborg' Stream on". 2011-01-28.
  5. ^ "Effective Immediatley [sic], No More Strikeforce Amateur Bouts". Retrieved 23 March 2011.
  6. ^ "Strikeforce: San Jose". 2011-01-29.
  7. ^ "Ratings In for Strikeforce on Showtime, Bellator's MTV2 Debut". Sherdog. Retrieved 20 December 2014.
  8. ^ "Strikeforce Diaz vs. Daley peaks at 806,000 viewers". Retrieved 20 December 2014.
  9. ^ "Strikeforce: San Jose". Tapology. Retrieved 20 December 2014.