Strikeforce: Diaz vs Daley | Diaz Knocks Out Daley To Retain Welterweight TitleCategory: MMA
MATCHUP: Nick Diaz vs Paul “Semtex” Daley
EVENT: Strikeforce: Diaz vs Daley
DATE: April 9, 2011
VENUE: Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, California, USA
FIGHT DETAILS: Nick Diaz defends his Strikeforce Welterweight Championship title against Paul Daley.
American Diaz (25 wins – 7 losses, 13 KOs / 8 submissions) is the current Strikeforce Welterweight Champion and former WEC and IFC Welterweight Champion. In his last fight at Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Cyborg last January 29, 2011, he submitted Evangelista “Cyborg” Santos in an armbar.
English Daley (27 wins – 9 losses – 2 draws, 20 KOs / 2 submissions) is currently ranked the #10 best welterweight in the world by Sherdog and the fifth best welterweight in the world by Yahoo! Sports.
FIGHT RESULT: Diaz defeated Daley via TKO (punches) at 4:57 of round 1 to retain the Strikeforce welterweight championship.
Watch the Nick Diaz vs Paul Daley fight video below: