A very hectic week led to multiple card changes for the upcoming EliteXC and Strikeforce co-promoted event set to take place Saturday night in San Jose, Calif.
On Wednesday, MMAWeekly.com broke the news that Nick Diaz had been removed from his fight and Drew Fickett, who lost his opponent earlier in the week when Jake Shields had to drop out due to an injury, stepped in to face Jae Suk Lim.
In the main event, Frank Shamrock will defend his Strikeforce middleweight title against Cung Le. Gilbert Melendez, in another title bout, puts his lightweight belt on the line against Gabe Lemley.
The final card and bout order are as follows according to EliteXC:
-Frank Shamrock vs. Cung Le
-Drew Fickett vs. Jae Suk Lim
-Gilbert Melendez vs. Gabe Lemley
-Mike Kyle vs. Wayne Cole
-Joey Villasenor vs. Ryan Jensen
-Marlon Sims vs. Billy Evangelista – Swing Bout
Preliminary Bouts (Not Televised)
-Tiki Ghosn vs. Luke Stewart
-Darren Uyenoyama vs. Anthony Figueroa
-Jesse Jones vs. Jesse Gillespie