Leading up to this weekend’s Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Daley, the promotion has released some featured fight videos, stoking the fire heading to San Diego.

Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez will defend his belt on Saturdy night against Japanese veteran and fellow Top 10 ranked Tatsuya Kawajiri. Melendez won the interim title designation against Rodrigo Damm two years ago. He unified the title in his rematch with then champion Josh Thomson in late 2009.

Strikeforce has made the video of that second fight between Melendez and Thompson available as this weekend’s event nears. Check it out below…

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