Strikeforce: Shamrock vs. Gracie
Strikeforce: Shamrock vs. Gracie was the inaugural mixed martial arts event promoted by Strikeforce. The event took place at the HP Pavilion at San Jose in San Jose, California on March 10, 2006. The main event was the long awaited match between Frank Shamrock, returning to the sport after a 3-year absence, and Cesar Gracie. The show is also notable for featuring the MMA debut of Cung Le.
|Strikeforce: Shamrock vs. Gracie|
The poster for Strikeforce: Shamrock vs. Gracie.
|Date||March 10, 2006|
|Venue||HP Pavilion at San Jose|
|City||San Jose, California, United States|
|Middleweight||Frank Shamrock||def.||Cesar Gracie||KO (Punches)||1||0:21|
|Lightweight||Clay Guida||def.||Josh Thomson||Decision (Unanimous)||5||5:00||[a]|
|Middleweight||Cung Le||def.||Mike Altman||KO (Punch)||1||3:51|
|Lightweight||Gilbert Melendez||def.||Harris Sarmiento||Submission (Punches)||2||0:44|
|Lightweight||Nate Diaz||def.||Tony Juarez||TKO (Punches)||1||3:23|
|Middleweight||Eugene Jackson||def.||Jorge Ortiz||Decision (Unanimous)||3||5:00|
|Heavyweight||Mike Kyle||vs.||Krzysztof Soszynski||Technical Draw (Thumb to Soszynski's Eye)||1||2:02|
|Light Heavyweight||Brian Ebersole||def.||Matt Horwich||Decision (Unanimous)||3||5:00|
|Heavyweight||Daniel Puder||def.||Jesse Fujarczyk||Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)||1||1:54|
|Middleweight||Crafton Wallace||def.||Ray Routh||KO (Knee)||2||0:35|
|Middleweight||Scott Graham||def.||Chris Yee||Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)||2||2:37|
- For the Strikeforce Lightweight Championship.