“Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Silva” is officially jumping off inside the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Make sure to stay with 5thRound.com all night for our live coverage.
HDNet kicks off the televised portion of the festivities with two live preliminary bouts at 8PM ET/5PM PT. Showtime will broadcast the main card starting at 10PM ET/PT.
Unfortunately, only fans with access to an east coast feed will be able to watch all of tonight’s festivities live.
SPOILER ALERT: If you don’t want to know the results ahead of tonight’s airing, don’t continue reading. You have been WARNED!
Emelianenko makes his long-awaited return to action when he faces Antonio Silva in the card’s featured contest. The heavyweights will meet in the opening round of Strikeforce’s tournament.
Former UFC champion Andrei Arlovski will meet Sergei Kharitonov in another quarterfinals matchup.
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Here are the official results for “Fedor vs. Silva”:
Jason McLean Defeated Kevin Roddy via Split Decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-29)
Josh LaBerge Defeated Anthony Leone via TKO (Cut – Doctor’s Stoppage) at 5:00 in the 1stRound
Sam Oropeza Defeated Don Carlo-Clauss via Verbal Submission (Strikes) at 4:10 in the 1stRound
Igor Gracie Defeated John Salgado via Submission (Arm Triangle) at 3:04 in the 2ndRound
John Cholish Defeated Marc Stevens via Submission (Kneebar) at 3:57 in the 2ndRound
Valentijn Overeem Defeated Ray Sefo via Submission (Neck Crank) at 1:37 in the 1stRound
Chad Griggs Defeated Gian Villante via TKO (Strikes) at 2:49 in the 1stRound
Eight-man Heavyweight Grand Prix (1stRound):
(Alternate) Shane Del Rosario Defeated Lavar Johnson via Submission (Armbar) at 4:31 in the 1stRound
Sergei Kharitonov Defeated Andrei Arlovski via KO (Strikes) at 2:49 in the 1stRound
Antonio Silva Defeated Fedor Emelianenko via TKO (Eye – Doctor’s Stoppage) at 5:00 in the 2ndRound