Strikeforce: Villasenor vs. Cyborg Results

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
June 19th, 2009

Strikeforce held another edition of their “Challengers Series” tonight inside the ShoWare Center in Kent, Washington.  Joey Villasenor bested Evangelista “Cyborg” Santos in a razor-thin split decision in the night’s main event.

Preliminary Bouts:

Steve Hadsel Defeated Taylor Roberts via TKO (Strikes) at :17 in the 1stRound
Len Bentley Defeated Marques Daniels via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 30-27, 29-28)
Landon Showalter Defeated George Stork via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Lyle Beerbohm Defeated Duane Ludwig via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) at 4:27 in the 2ndRound
Brian Caraway Defeated Alex Zuniga via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Dennis Hallman Defeated Justin Davis via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) at :20 in the 1stRound in a 195-pound catchweight Bout

Main Bouts:

Luke Rockhold Defeated Cory Devela via Submission (Rear-N aked Choke) at :30 in the 1stRound
Sarah Kaufman Defeated Shayna Baszler via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
Jorge Gurgel Defeated Conor Heun via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27) in a 160-pound catchweight
Tim Kennedy Defeated Nick Thompson via Submission (Strikes) at 2:37 in the 2ndRound
Joey Villasenor vs. Defeated Evangelista “Cyborg” Santos via Split Decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

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