“Strikeforce Challengers 18” took place Friday night inside The Pearl at The Palms Casino Result in Las Vegas, Nevada. A lightweight scrap between former UFC fighter Jorge Gurgel and Joe Duarte headlined the Showtime broadcast.
After 15 minutes of thrilling action, Duarte managed to squeak out a unanimous decision victory over Gurgel.
Duarte collected his fifth consecutive victory and bumped his record up to 10-2, while Gurgel’s resume dropped to 14-8. He is now 1-2 under Strikeforce’s banner.
Here are the results from tonight’s event:
Milton Vieira Defeated Sterling Ford via Technical Submission (Brabo Choke) at 4:49 in the 1stRound
Mike Bronzoulis Defeated Chad Leonhardt via TKO (Strikes) at 1:30 in the 3rdRound
Nah-Shon Burrell Defeated Lukasz Les via TKO (Strikes) at 2:09 in the 2ndRound
Gian Villante Defeated Keith Berry via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Derrick Mehmen Defeated Roy Jones via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Ronda Rousey Defeated Sarah D’Alelio via Submission (Armbar) at 0:25 in the 1stRound
Pat Healy Defeated Eric Wisely via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-27)
Nate James Defeated Danillo Villefort via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Joe Duarte Defeated Jorge Gurgel via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)