Daniel Cormier is er gisteravond in geslaagd om het Strikeforce zwaargewicht tournament te winnen. De 33-jarige Amerikaan was te sterk voor UFC- en Pride veteraan Josh Barnett.


foto: Josh Barnett (links) Daniel Cormier (rechts)

De uitslagen zijn als volgt:

Main Card (Televised Live on Showtime, 10:00 PM ET)
 
Daniel Cormier def. Josh Barnett via unanimous decision (49-46, 50-45, 50-45)
Gilbert Melendez def. Josh Thomson via split decision (47-48, 48-47, 48-47)
Cavalcante def. Kyle via submission (guillotine choke) at 0:33 of the first round.
Spang def. Burrell via knockout (knees and punches) at 1:35 of the first round
 
Preliminary Card (Televised Live on Showtime Extreme, 8:00 PM ET)
 
Vallie-Flagg def. Cavalcante by split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
Guto Inocente def. Virgil Zwicker via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
Gian Villante def. Derrick Mehmen via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
Quinn Mulhern def. Yuri Villefort via unanimous decision (30-27, 28-29, 29-28)
Bobby Green def. James Terry via split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)