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“Strikeforce: Overeem vs. Werdum” Live Results and Play-by-Play

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
June 18th, 2011
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“Strikeforce: Overeem vs. Werdum” takes place Saturday night inside the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. 

For the first time, HDNet will air all five preliminary bouts live beginning at 8PM ET/5PM PT. Showtime will broadcast the main card starting at 10PM ET/PT (Tape-delayed if you don’t have access to an east coast feed).

SPOILER ALERT: If you don’t want to know the results ahead of tonight’s airing, don’t continue reading. You have been WARNED!

After an extended four-month hiatus, which includes a watershed change in ownership, Strikeforce’s Heavyweight Grand Prix finally resumes. Alistair Overeem faces Fabricio Werdum in the event’s featured attraction.

Former UFC champion Josh Barnett will meet Brett Rogers in another quarterfinals matchup.

We’ll be tweeting the live play-by-play and results 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 results from tonight’s show:

Preliminary Bouts:

(HDNet 8PM ET/5PM PT)

Isaac Vallie-Flagg
Defeated Brian Melancon via Split Decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Nah-Shon Burrell
Defeated Joe Ray via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Conor Heun Defeated Magno Almeida Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

JZ Cavalcante vs. Justin Wilcox No Decision (Unintentional Eye Poke to Wilcox) at :32 in the 2ndRound

Todd Moore Defeated Mike Bronzoulis via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Main Bouts:

(Showtime 10PM ET/PT)

Chad Griggs Defeated Valentijn Overeem via TKO (Strikes) at 2:08 in the 1stRound

Daniel Cormier Defeated Jeff Monson via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Jorge Masvidal Defeated KJ Noons via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Heavyweight Grand Prix (Quarterfinals):

Josh Barnett Defeated Brett Rogers via Submission (Arm Triangle) at 1:17 in the 2ndRound

Alistair Overeem Defeated Fabricio Werdum via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)

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