Nick Diaz vs. Evangelista “Cyborg” Santos on January 29th in San Jose, CA

Strikeforce welterweight champion, Nick Diaz will next defend his title against hard hitting Brazilian, Evangelista “Cyborg” Santos on the January 29th card set to go down in San Jose, California.

Diaz is will look to add to his eight fight winning streak, his last five fights seen him defeat former Strikeforce middleweight champion, Frank Shamrock, hard hitting, Scott Smith, DREAM welterweight champion, Marius Zaromskis, Japanese legend, Hayato “Mach” Sakurai, and most recently avenging his last loss, defeating long-time rival and former EliteXC champion, K.J. Noons.

Santos will be looking to follow in the footsteps of his wife, 145 pound women’s champion, Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos and capture Strikeforce gold. He most recently defeated Marius Zaromskis in his welterweight debut, ultimately setting up the title fight with Diaz.

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