Saturday, May 15, 2010

Strikeforce Overeem vs Rogers RESULTS!

Strikeforce Overeem vs Rogers RESULTS
RESULTS! Early results on Strikeforce St. Louis Heavy Artillery Overeem vs Rogers are in. Results on Strikeforce St Louis’ Overeem vs Rogers already has some shockers from the Scottrade center.
The 12-bout card began roughly 1 hour ago at 6:30 pm CT. Early winners include Matt Ricehouse, Tom Aaron, Francisco France, Mike Chandler and Darryl Cobb. (Results updates below)

Says Showtimne:
“STRIKEFORCE and SHOWTIME return to the Gateway City with “Heavy Artillery,” an excellent card headed by four of the most talented and explosive heavyweights in the world in vitally important fights.
“Alistair Overeem, a fighter from The Netherlands long regarded as the most legitimate threat to the universally recognized No. 1 heavyweight in the world, the famed Fedor Emelianenko, will defend his STRIKEFORCE world heavyweight title against the fighter who gave Fedor his toughest fight and nearly defeated him, Brett “The Grim” Rogers, of St. Paul, Minn., in the main event.
“Former world champions Andrei “The Pitbull” Arlovski of Minsk, Belarus, and Antonio “Big Foot” Silva, of Brazil, clash in a “must-win” fight in the co-feature.
“Three outstanding matchups round out the telecast: World renowned Jiu Jitsu master “Jacare” Souza will collide with determined, hard-hitting Joey Villasenor; unbeaten Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu sensation Roger Gracie will make his long-awaited STRIKEFORCE and U.S. MMA debut against two-time NCAA Wrestling Champion and former UFC heavyweight champion Kevin Randleman and Antwain “The Juggernaut” Britt will collide with Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante in a clash of explosive light heavyweights.
Among the fights Saturday night include a St Louis local, the 5-0 Jesse Finney who will battle 13-2-2 Justin DeMoney of Iowa.
MAIN CARD

* Champ Alistair Overeem vs. Brett Rogers (for heavyweight title)
* Andrei Arlovski vs. Antonio Silva
* Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza vs. Joey Villasenor
* Roger Gracie vs. Kevin Randleman
* Antwain Britt vs. Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante

PRELIMINARY CARD (un-aired)

* Justin DeMoney vs. Jesse Finney
* Lyle Beerbohm vs. Vitor Ribeiro
* Lee Brousseau vs. Fransisco France
* Mike Chandler vs. Sal Woods
* Tom Aaron vs. Erik Steenberg
* Matt Ricehouse vs. Greg Wilson
* Darryl Cobb vs. Booker DeRousse
RESULTS

Ricehouse vs Wilson
Matt Ricehouse def. Greg Wilson
Via submission (rear naked choke)
Round 3

Aaron vs Steenberg
Tom Aaron def. Erik Steenberg
Via submission (guillotine choke)
Round 1

France vs Brousseau
Francisco France def. Lee Brousseau
Via submission (rear naked choke)
Round 1

Chandler vs Woods
Mike Chandler def. Sal Woods
Via submission (rear naked choke)
Round 1.

Cobb v DeRousse
Darryl Cobb def. Booker DeRousse

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