Inside Fight Sports -- Cain Velasquez prepares for UFC 146
Cain Velasquez prepares for battle at UFC 146 - plus Strikeforce 40 highlights!
There was a night to remember in San Jose Henry -- here for the Comcast sports net studios. With this inside my sports update let's start job but looking back at the strike force heavyweight Grand Prix final. It was a classic into the biggest trilogy in north cal in -- -- history Gilbert Melendez taken on Josh -- Bay Area bragging rights on the line. El Nino controlled the action early on but it was the -- did the damage in the championship rounds that's one whip and and a split decision. Gilbert Melendez maintains his strike force lightweight title. It's tough to get motivated sometimes. Just because it's like you know Bosnia Dennis day and I got a good opportunity somebody didn't get motivated that. Yeah you know -- -- -- it's tough matches so it wasn't easy to get motivated by then I got the job done. I was in control and. Things couldn't. In the main event AJ is Daniel Cormier taken on the war mastered Josh Barnett it was all DC in this one Cormier. Dazzled with a display of Chris. Striking and powerful take bills like this when -- hear both fighters would suffer broken hands but in the end it was Cormier by unanimous decision. The unlikely strike force heavyweight Grand Prix champ. It's great job fought tough fought hard you know he was that he was in there in my face the whole time. I couldn't believe some of the shots that I landed on statutes that case and I was able to actually Austria. But I think every broke my hand in the very first round so. That kind of stopped going and later in the fight I've started going. All choked up Cormier will get a chance the -- what pair of AK teammates. This weekend burst up what bar big Johnson. Steps up one short notice it takes on skyscraper. Stepped construe -- Johnson last but three weeks ago. -- -- That -- with an impressive first round tko. And in his first Ralph since losing in the UFC heavyweight crown. Did junior DOS Santos came the last whereas returns to action big clashes -- former -- standout. Antonio big foot Silva who coincidentally. Is coming off a loss to James teammate. Daniel Cormier should be a very good bite plenty of heavy ended action in store on Saturday. You whereas they won 46 who won't want to miss this one. That wraps up this week since I've -- sports update on every -- for reminding you that talk that Jan sit down on hold onto that all the way. Knock them.