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Scott Smith gave
Cung Le a rude welcome back when he TKO’d the former Strikeforce middleweight
champion in the third round of their main event bout Saturday night at
Strikeforce: Evolution. Gilbert Melendez regained the lightweight crown with
his unanimous decision victory over Josh Thomson.
STRIKEFORCE MAIN CARD (on Showtime)
-Scott Smith def.
Cung Le by TKO (Strikes) at 3:25, R3
def. Josh Thomson by Unanimous Decision (49-47, 49-46, 49-46)
Souza def. Matt Lindland by Submission (Arm Triangle) at 4:16, R1
-Muhammed “King” Mo
Lawal def. Mike Whitehead by KO at 3:08, R1
STRIKEFORCE PRELIMINARY CARD (Non-Televised):
-Antwain Britt def.
Scott Lighty by TKO (Doctor’s Stoppage) at 5:00, R1
-Justin Wilcox def.
Daisuke Nakamura by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-27)
-Alex Crispim def.
A.J. Fonseca by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)