Strikeforce: Tank vs. Buentello

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Strikeforce: Tank vs. Buentello
A poster or logo for Strikeforce: Tank vs. Buentello.
Information
Promotion Strikeforce
Date October 7, 2006
Venue Save Mart Center
City Fresno, California, USA
Attendance 4,437
Event chronology
Strikeforce: Revenge Strikeforce: Tank vs. Buentello Strikeforce: Triple Threat

Strikeforce: Tank vs. Buentello was a mixed martial arts event held on October 7, 2006. The event was held by Strikeforce and took place at the Save Mart Center in Fresno, California.

Background[edit]

This event featured the MMA debut of future UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez.

Wesley Correira was scheduled to fight Ruben Villareal at the event[1] but withdrew due to medical reasons and thus the bout was scrapped.[2]

Results[edit]

Preliminary card[edit]

Stewart defeated Metcalf via submission (rear-naked choke) at 2:29 of round 1.
  • Middleweight bout: Frank Megallon vs. Sam Spengler
Spengler defeated Megallon via TKO (punches) at 2:38 of round 1.
  • Heavyweight bout: Carlton Jones vs. Mike Cook
Cook defeated Jones via submission (punches) at 2:03 of round 2.
  • Lightweight bout: Philip Perez vs. Brandon Shuey
Perez defeated Shuey via submission (triangle choke) at 1:28 of round 1.
Olson defeated Sanchez via submission (guillotine choke) at 1:58 of round 1.
Von Flue defeated Wray via submission (arm-triangle choke) at 2:22 of round 2.

Main card[edit]

Velasquez defeated Fujarczyk via TKO (punches) at 1:58 of round 1.
Prangley defeated Ruiz via submission (armbar) at 4:42 of round 1.
Thomson defeated Ludwig via submission (guillotine choke) at 4:36 of round 2.
Buentello defeated Abbot via KO (punch) at 0:43 of round 1.

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