Strikeforce: Houston Official Results

Brazilian heavy hitter, Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante defeated the previously unbeaten, Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal in the third round via TKO to be crowned the new Strikeforce light heavyweight champion last night in Houston, Texas.

Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza pulled off the biggest win of his career, defeating Tim Kennedy via unanimous decision to be crowned the new Strikeforce middleweight champion.

K.J. Noons appeared to land an illegal knee to end his fight with Jorge Gurgel tonight, while Heavyweight Chad Griggs defeated former WWE Superstar, Bobby Lashley after two rounds.

The official results:

Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante def. Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal via TKO (strikes) – Round 3, 1:14
Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza def. Tim Kennedy via unanimous decision (49-46, 48-47, 48-47)
K.J. Noons def. Jorge Gurgel via KO (punches) – Round 2, 0:19
Chad Griggs def. Bobby Lashley via TKO (strikes) – Round 2, 5:00
Daniel Cormier def. Jason Riley via submission (strikes) – Round 1, 1:02
Andre Galvao def. Jorge Patino via TKO (strikes) – Round 3, 2:45
Vinicius Magalhaes def. Rocky Long via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
Adam Schindler def. Keir Gooch via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 1:58
Reynaldo Trujillo def. Jose Santibanez via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 0:28
Chad Robichaux def. Humberto DeLeon via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Artenas Young def. Chad Cook via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-27)

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