The fight card for Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Henderson officially kicked off tonight at 8 p.m. ET. The event is being held at the Sears Centre, however, there is no live airing of the preliminary portion of the card. That portion of the card, however, features notable names in important fights. For the purposes of comprehensiveness, here are early fight results at tonight's fight.
In short action, Derek Brunson used power and superior technique to stop Lumumba Sayers. Not one, but two headkicks put Sayers on the mat. Brunson was able to finish off his helpless opponent after finishing him off with a rear naked choke.
Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Henderson results: Derek Brunson defeats Lumumba Sayers at 4:33 of round 1.
In the opening bout of the evening, heavyweights Brian Humes and Gabriel Salinas-Jones opened the show. Salinas-Jones dominated throughout the course of the bout and was able to close the show in the third, but not before nearly being stopped. After being dropped, he locked in a brabo choke after a scramble.
Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Henderson results: Gabriel Salinas-Jones defeats Bryan Humes via submission (D'Arce choke) at 1:19 of round 3.