Billy Evangelista remained undefeated on Friday in the main event of Strikeforce Challengers 4 in Fresno, California, earning a unanimous decision win over veteran Jorge Gurgel at the Showtime-televised card.
In other main card action, Shane Del Rosario, Luke Rockhold, Merrit Warren, and Zoila Frausto all earned victories.
The event’s official results were:
- Billy Evangelista def. Jorge Gurgel via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
- Shane Del Rosario def. Brandon Cash via submission (omoplata) — Round 1, 2:57
- Luke Rockhold def Jesse Taylor via submission (rear naked choke) — Round 1, 3:42
- Merritt Warren def. Thomas Diagne via submission (heel hook) — Round 1, 3:49
- Zoila Frausto def. Elisha Helsper via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
- Ben Holscher def Johnny Goh via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
- Casey Olson def. Chris Culley via TKO (strikes) — Round 1, 2:36
- Cole Escovido def. Maurice Eazel via TKO (strikes) –Round 1, 1: 47
- Rico Altamirano def. Alex Trevino via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
PHOTOS (courtesy Tom Casino/Showtime)