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Strikeforce postmortem

Updated: June 7, 2009, 7:29 PM ET
By Jake Rossen

My tactful, indisputably articulate summary of Strikeforce's second Showtime event: It's been 16 years since UFC 1, and Gracie jiu-jitsu is still running things.

Kind of. Cesar Gracie students Nick Diaz and Jake Shields didn't enter the cage Saturday relying on sleeve chokes, but they used their grappling as the garnish for two impressive performances against two dangerous men.

Diaz -- who fought Scott Smith -- had his jaw tested against a younger, fresher ...

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