Strikeforce: Barnett vs. Cormier

Gilbert Melendez vs Josh Thomson

May 20, 2012 HP Pavilion in San Jose, California, United States

Strikeforce lightweight championship bout: Strikeforce Lightweight Champion Gilbert Melendez def. Josh Thomson via split decision.

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Lightweight Title

Date: May 20, 2012

Gilbert Melendez Josh Thomson
32 age 35
5'9" height 5'10"
155 weight 155

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