Op 17 december in het Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, California, vindt Strikeforce Melendez vs. Masvidal plaats. Deze avond staat in het teken van de Lightweight Championship tussen Melendez en Masvidal en de Women’s Featherweight Championship tussen Cristiane Santos en Hiroko Yamanaka.

De overige partijen zijn als volgt:

Main card (Showtime)

Lightweight Championship bout: Gilbert Melendez vs. Jorge Masvidal
Women’s Featherweight Championship bout: Cristiane Santos vs. Hiroko Yamanaka
Light Heavyweight bout: Gegard Mousasi vs. Ovince St. Preux
Lightweight bout: KJ Noons vs. Billy Evangelista
 
Preliminary card

Welterweight bout: Jerron Peoples vs. Roger Bowling
Lightweight bout: Caros Fodor vs. Justin Wilcox
Heavyweight bout: Devin Cole vs. Gabriel Salinas-Jones
Light Heavyweight bout: Fernando Gonzalez vs. Eddie Mendez
Welterweight bout: Herman Terrado vs. Chris Brown