Nearly three years after KJ Noons defeated Nick Diaz to win the vacant Elite XC Lightweight Championship, Diaz got his revenge. Diaz defeated Noons at Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Noons II tonight via unanimous decision to retain the Strikeforce middleweight championship.
Meanwhile, Marloes Coenen submitted the previously undefeated Sarah Kaufman to become the new Strikeforce women’s welterweight champion. Here are full results of tonight’s show:
Nick Diaz defeated KJ Noons via unanimous decision.
Josh Thomson defeated “JZ” Cavalcante via unanimous decision.
Marloes Coenen defeated Sarah Kaufman via submission (armbar).
Tyron Woodley defeated Andre Galvao via TKO in Round 1.
Ames Terry defeated David Marshall via unanimous decision.
Josh McDonald defeated Ron Keslyar via unanimous decision.
Jess Bouscal defeated Luis Mendoza via submission (triangle).