ST. LOUIS - Welcome to the Strikeforce live blog!
I, Derek Bolender, will be your host for the evening.
Currently, I am posted cageside at the Scottrade Center in chilly downtown St. Louis, Missouri.
I will be providing a round-by-round account of tonight’s fights as they transpire.
The live broadcast will begin at 9:00 pm CST on Showtime. The unaired preliminary card is scheduled to get underway at 6:30 pm CST.
Also, be sure to follow me on Twitter (@DerekBolender) for post-fight press conference news and notes.
Please share your predictions, thoughts, etc…in the comment section below.
205 lbs - Dan Henderson def. Babalu Sobral via TKO (punches), Round 1, 1:53
170 lbs - Paul Daley def. Scott Smith via KO (punch), Round 1, 2:09
185 lbs - Robbie Lawler def. Matt Lindland via TKO (strikes), Round 1, 0:50
265 lbs - Antonio Silva def. Mike Kyle via TKO (strikes), Round 2, 2:49
205 lbs - Ovince St. Preux def. Benji Radach via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-25)
170 lbs - Wayne Phillips def. Fernando Bettega via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
155 lbs - Justin Lawrence def. Max Martytniouk via technical unanimous decision (accidental illegal kick) - (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
205 lbs - Patrick Cummins def. Terrell Brown via TKO (strikes), Round 1, 2:44
185 lbs – Cortez Coleman def. Lucas Lopez via submission (guillotine choke), Round 1, 2:04
155 lbs – Matt Ricehouse def. Tom Aaron via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 29-28)
205 lbs - Mike Glenn def. Lee Brousseau via TKO (strikes), Round 1, 2:00
185 lbs – Booker DeRousse def. Coltin Cole via TKO (strikes), Round 2, 3:04
130 lb Catchweight – J.W. Wright def. Josh Epps via submission (guillotine choke), Round 1, 1:29
Derek Bolender is a freelance MMA writer who has contributed to CBSSports.com, MMAmania.com, and FIGHT! Magazine (in addition to BleacherReport.com). Follow him on Twitter at @DerekBolender.