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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.[1] 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.
DateMarch 10, 2006
VenueHP Pavilion at San Jose
CitySan Jose, California, United States
Event chronology
Strikeforce: Shamrock vs. Gracie Strikeforce: Revenge


Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
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
Preliminary card
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

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