Results from the main card of last night’s Strikeforce event in San Jose, California, courtesy of Bloody Elbow. Two belts were on the line.
Roger Gracie def. Trevor Prangley via submission (rear naked choke), round one
Herschel Walker def. Scott Carson via TKO (punches), round one
Jacare Souza def. Robbie Lawler via submission (rear naked choke), round three, retains Middleweight Title
Nick Diaz def. Evangelista “Cyborg” Santos via submission (armbar), round two, retains Welterweight Title
From MMA Junkie’s live blog of the main event:
“Santos swings for the fences and draws a smile from Diaz, who locks things up against the cage. They trade knees. Santos breaks off. Diaz jams in and unloads a few small punches before he takes a kick to the legs. Santos is landing at will with the inside leg kick. A punch lands big for Santos. Diaz comes back with a few smaller shots. Satos [sic] repays with a right hand. Diaz working the jab. Santos with head movement. Santos with another stinging leg kick. They’re almost taking Diaz off his legs now. Diaz finally checks one. Santos goes to the body and head with punches and gets a verbal comeback from Diaz. Diaz comes back with a flurry of jabs and rocks Santos with a straight left.”
I think it’s safe to say I can’t wait to watch this fight.