Strikeforce returns to the Playboy Mansion on Sept 20th,2008!


Strikeforce will follow up its successful June event, which featured Josh Thomson’s victory over Gilbert Melendez for the lightweight title, with “Strikeforce At The Mansion II” on September 20. This will be the San Jose-based mixed martial arts company’s second event at the world famous Playboy Mansion.

The first show aired live from the Mansion last September, featuring a main event title defense for then lightweight champion, Gilbert Melendez. The event attracted a star-studded audience, including Jaimie Pressly, Chuck Liddell, Joe Rogan, Cung Le, Frank Shamrock, Josh Barnett, Andre Arlovski and others. KNOXX was also there to enjoy the fights, the food and the great scenery that was present at the Playboy Mansion. We are excited to go in Sept to do it all over again!

No bouts have been confirmed for the fight card as of right now, but Japanese middleweight fighter Kazuo Misaki is rumored to be making his Strikeforce debut, as well as Josh “The Punk” Thomson, who will be making his first title defense.

In addition to a full night of MMA action, all “Strikeforce At The Mansion II” guests will be treated to a top-shelf open bar; buffet-style, gourmet dinner; and wine-tasting party featuring the spirits of various California gold medal wineries.

This should be another solid event from Strikeforce. We’ll keep you posted as more is announced regarding the fight card.
Check out the pictures from Strikeforce’s previous event at the Playboy Mansion at
http://gallery.knoxxgear.com/thumbnails.php?album=395

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