Strikeforce Challengers: Evangelista vs. Gurgel Results

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
November 7th, 2009

Former UFC veteran Jorge Gurgel took on Billy Evangelista in the main event of last night’s Strikeforce Challengers event on Showtime, one night before today’s “Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Rogers” event on CBS.

Without further adieu, here are the results from the event:

Main Card:
Billy Evangelista def. Jorge Gurgel – Unanimous decision (3 Rounds) (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Shane Del Rosario def. Brandon Cash “Money” – Submission (omoplata) – 1st Round 2:57
Luke Rockhold def Jesse Taylor – Submission (rear naked choke) – 1st Round 3:42
Merritt Warren def. Thomas Diagne – Submission (heel hook) – 1st Round (3:49)
Zoila Frausto def. Elisha Helsper – Unanimous Decision (3 Rounds) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Preliminary Card:
Ben Holscher def Johnny Goh – Unanimous Decision (3 Rounds) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Casey Olson def. Chris Culley – TKO (Punches) – 1st Round (2:36)
Cole Escovido def. Maurice Eazel – TKO (Punches) -1st Round (1: 47)
Rico Altamirano def. Alex Trevino – Unanimous Decision (3 Rounds) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

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