Daniel Cormier Outscores Josh Barnett For Grand Prix Tourney Win
By FCF Staff
Here are the results from Strikeforce’s latest event in San Jose, which saw Daniel Cormier work his way to a unanimous decision win over Josh Barnett in the finale of the promotion’s heavyweight grand-prix.
In the card’s other feature attraction, lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez earned a split decision nod over Josh Thomson to take their rubber match.
Heavyweight Grand Prix Finale
Daniel Cormier def. Josh Barnett via unanimous decision (49-46, 50-45, 50-45)
Gilbert Melendez def. Josh Thomson via split decision (48-47, 47-48, 48-47)
Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante def. Mike Kyle via submission (guillotine choke) – R1, 0:33
Chris Spang def. Nah-Shon Burrell via TKO (strikes) – R1, 1:55
Isaac Vallie-Flagg def. Gesias “JZ” Cavalcante via 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 split decision (30-27, 28-29, 29-28)
Bobby Green def. James Terry via split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)