The last Strikeforce event of 2011 is this weekend in San Diego, California for Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal. This year has been both good and bad for Strikeforce, depending on your outlook of the promotions sale to ZUFFA back in March.
Friday night, Tuff-N-Uff Amateur Fighting Championships made their much-anticipated return to the Cox Pavillon with a much larger crowd in attendance than their debut last month.
On May 29th, the Japanese MMA scene will try to bounce back with Dream 17, featuring eight talented Bantamweights vying for a shot to win the Dream Bantamweight grand prix. The fighters were announced a while back, but the matchups were announced today via a conference call in Tokyo. The first round matches are as follows.