“Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Silva” Live Results and Play-by-Play

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
February 12th, 2011

Strikeforce Poster 212 Fedor Overeem

“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.

We’ll be tweeting the live results for the entire fight card and play-by-play for the main bouts in the blue Twitter box below. Please keep refreshing this page for the latest action or follow @5thRoundResults on Twitter to get the info directly.

Here are the official results for “Fedor vs. Silva”:

Preliminary Bouts:

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

Main Bouts:

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

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