Strikeforce “Destruction” LIVE Results

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
November 21st, 2008

Strikeforce’s “Destruction” event took place tonight at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California, and 5thRound.com has the  results for the night’s festivities. Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Bobby Southworth lost his title to former UFC fighter Renato “Babalu” Sobral due to suffering a a cut that prevented him from answering the bell for the start of the 2ndRound. Scott Smith headlined the card and made very quick work of Terry Martin, knocking him out in the 1stRound.

Preliminary Bouts:

Zackary Bucia Defeated Adam Steele via Submission (Guillotine Choke) at 0:35 in the 1stRound
Alvin Cacdac Defeated Jose Palacios via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) at 3:10 in the 2ndRound
Darren Uyenoyama Defeated Brad Royster via Unanimous Decision (30-27 All Three Judges)

Main Bouts:

Luke Rockhold
Defeated Nik Theotikos via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) at 3:06 in the 1stRound
Joe Riggs Defeated Luke Stewart via TKO at 2:05 in the 2ndRound
Kim Couture Defeated Lina Kvokov via TKO (Strikes) at 1:44 in the 1stRound
Duane Ludwig Defeated Yves Edwards via Unanimous Decision (29-28 all Three Judges)
Renato “Babalu” Sobral* Defeated Bobby Southworth by TKO (Doctor’s Stoppage) at 5:00 in the 1stRound
Scott Smith Defeated Terry Martin via KO at 0:24 in the 1stRound
* – Sobral becomes new Strikeforce light heavyweight champion

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