Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Noons II Official Results

Strikeforce welterweight champion, Nick Diaz successful defended his title against bitter rival, KJ Noons in San Jose, California, avenging an earlier defeat to the fighter with a unanimous decision win.

Former Strikeforce lightweight champion, Josh Thomson picked up a controversial unanimous decision win over promotional newcomer, Gesias “JZ” Cavalcante in after it appeared that the Brazilian had clearly won two of the three rounds.

Veteran women’s fighter, Marloes Coenen scored an impressive third round submission win over the previously unbeaten Sarah Kaufman to become the new Strikeforce 135 pound women’s champion. Tyrone Woodley defeating top rated Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioner, Andre Galvao in the very first round via TKO.

The Official Resutls:

Nick Diaz def. K.J. Noons via unanimous decision (48-47, 49-47, 49-46) (retains Strikeforce welterweight title)
Josh Thomson def. Gesias Cavalcante via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
Marloes Coenen def. Sarah Kaufman via submission (armbar) – Round 3, 1:59 (becomes new Strikeforce women’s welterweight champion)
Tyrone Woodley def. Andre Galvao via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 1:28
Josh McDonald def. Ron Keslar via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Jess Bouscal def. Luis Mendoza via submission (arm triangle choke) – Round 2, 3:00
Robert Johnson def. Justin Bronson via TKO (strikes) – Round 3, 1:20
Jonathan Chaplin def. Ben Ernest via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Jared Hess def. Eric Faria via submission (arm-triangle choke) – Round 2, 1:13
Alan Francis Perez def. Johnathan Del Rosario via KO (punches) – Round 3, 0:48
David Blanco def. Christian Buron via split decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-29)

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