Strikeforce may be closing their doors for good after tonight but not before “Strikeforce: Marquardt vs. Saffiedine” takes place tonight in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Tonight’s card will feature the final championship bout in the promotion’s history, as welterweight champion Nate Marquardt takes on Tarec Saffiedine in tonight’s main event.
MMAFrenzy will have full coverage of tonight’s card beginning with the unaired “dark” card at 7PM be sure to check back for live results, play-by-play, and more.
Main Card (Showtime 10PM ET)
- Strikeforce Welterweight Title Fight: Tarec Saffiedine def. Nate Marquardt by unanimous decision (48-47, 49-46, 49-46)
- Daniel Cormier def. Dion Staring via TKO (strikes) at 4:02 of Round 2
- Josh Barnett def. Nandor Guelmino by submission (arm triangle choke) at 2:11 of Round 1
- Gegard Mousasi def. Mike Kyle by submission (rear naked choke) at 4:09 of Round 1
- Ronaldo Souza def. Ed Herman via submission (kimura) at 3:10 of Round 1
Preliminary Card (Showtime Extreme 8PM ET)
- Ryan Couture def. KJ Noons via split decision (29-28, 27-30, 29-28)
- Tim Kennedy def. Trevor Smith via submission (guillotine choke) at 1:36 of Round 3
- Pat Healy def. Kurt Holobaugh via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
- Roger Gracie def. Anthony Smith via submission (arm triangle choke) at 3:16 of Round 2
Preliminary Card (Untelevised 7PM ET)
- Adriano Martins def. Jorge Gurgel via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
- Estevan Payan def. Michael Bravo via KO (strikes) at 4:01 of Round 2