“Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Werdum” LIVE Play-by-Play and Results

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
June 26th, 2010

Strikeforce Poster Fedor Werdum

Don’t forget to catch Fedor Emelianenko’s highly anticipated stateside return when the Russian meets Fabricio Werdum tonight inside the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California. The Showtime broadcast kicks off at 10PM ET/PT.

SPOILER ALERT: The event will not be televised live unless you have access to an east coast feed. Please don’t continue reading if you don’t want to know the results in real time. YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED!

We’ll be Tweeting the play-by-play for all of the main bouts in the blue Twitter box below. Please keep refreshing this page to get the latest on tonight’s scraps.

In his Strikeforce debut last November, Emelianenko posted a vicious 2ndRound knockout of then-undefeated Brett Rogers. The victory pushed the former PrideFC champion’s record to an unprecedented 31-1.

Werdum, who was released by the UFC last year after posting a mundane 2-2 Octagon record, boasts a respectable 13-4-1 overall mark and is perfect in his two scraps for Strikeforce. He was last seen taking a hard-fought unanimous decision over Antonio “Big Foot” Silva at the same “Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Rogers” show.

Emelianenko will be entering the scrap as a heavy 6-to-1 favorite to extend his winning streak to 28.

Preliminary Bouts:

Bobby Stack Defeated Derrick Burnsed via Split Decision (29-28, 27-30, 29-28)
Yancey Medeiros Defeated Gareth Joseph via Knockout (Strikes) at 1:19 in the 2ndRound
Bret Bergmark Defeated Vagner Rocha via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-26)
Chris Cope Defeated Ron Keslar via TKO (Strikes) at 4:32 in the 2ndRound

Main Bouts:

Josh Thomson
Defeated Pat Healy via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) at 4:27 in the 3rdRound
Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos Defeated Jan Finney via KO at 2:56 in the 2ndRound (Cyborg retains Strikeforce Women’s Middleweight Title)
Cung Le Defeated Scott Smith via TKO (Strikes) at 1:46 in the 2ndRound
Fabricio Werdum Defeated Fedor Emelianenko via Submission (Triangle Choke/Armbar) at 1:09 in the 1stRound

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