Saturday night Oct. 9, 2010, MMA airs on the Showtime cable network with STRIKEFORCE headlined by a rematch between Nick Diaz and K.J. Noons at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California.
Nick Diaz last fought KJ Noons at 160 pound catchweight and lost to Noons by doctors stoppage due to cuts. Diaz is now the Strikeforce 170 pound welterweight champion, and Noons is going up in weight from lightweight to fight Diaz. The size could favor Diaz in this fight but Noons believes his boxing will win him the fight against Diaz and the title.
Noons also wants to win a title in boxing and has called out the likes of Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao.
The card also features a women’s championship title fight with Sarah Kaufman defending her Strikeforce women’s welterweight title against Marloes Coenen.
STRIKEFORCE Main Event: Strikeforce Welterweight Championship – Nick Diaz [Champion] vs. K.J. Noons
Strikeforce Women’s Welterweight Championship: Sarah Kaufman [Champion] vs. Marloes Coenen
Lightweight fight: Josh Thomson vs. Gesias “JZ” Cavalcante
Welterweight fight: Tyron Woodley vs. Andre Galvao
Watch Nick Diaz vs. KJ Noons 2: The Rematch tonight October 9th at 10:00 PM ET/PT on Strikeforce on SHOWTIME.
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