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Strikeforce: Shamrock vs. Le

  • Saturday 03.29.2008
  • U.S. Broadcast: Showtime
  • Promotion: Strikeforce
  • Ownership: Silicon Valley Sports and Entertainment
  • Venue: HP Pavilion
  • Location: San Jose, California, United States
  • Enclosure: Cage
  • TV Announcers: Mauro Ranallo, Bill Goldberg, Stephen Quadros
  • Ring Announcer: Jimmy Lennon, Jr.
  • Post-Fight Interviews: Bill Goldberg
  • Ticket Revenue (live gate): $1,117,855
  • Attendance: 16,326
  • Number of MMA Bouts: 9
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Fight Card


  • Mario Yamasaki
    Le vs. Shamrock (8)Villasenor vs. Jensen (4)Ghosn vs. Stewart (3)
  • Jon Schorle
    Fickett vs. Lim (7)Jones vs. Gillespie (1)
  • Herb Dean
    Lemley vs. Melendez (6)Kyle vs. Cole (5)

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In one of the most lucrative Strikeforce events in promotional history, Strikeforce: Shamrock vs. Le saw former UFC champion and reigning Strikeforce Middleweight Champion Frank Shamrock return to action for the first time that year, taking on former training partner and fellow California star Cung Le in the main event. In one of the best fights of the first half of 2008, Shamrock gamely hung in until the end of the third round, but a broken forearm forced the contest to be stopped, declaring Le the winner and the new Middleweight Champion.

The event drew over 16,000 live spectators. The main card aired live on the Showtime Premium cable television network.

Last updated 09.26.2012, 10:55 PM ET
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