Strikeforce Feijao Vs. Henderson Results: Jorge Masvidal Toys With Billy Evangelista

The first fight on the Strikeforce: Feijao vs. Henderson was a lightweight tilt between strikers Billy Evangelista and Jorge Masvidal. Evangelista was looking to keep his undefeated streak alive while Masvidal was looking to rebound after his loss to Paul Daley.

The referee in charge of the action is Ty Wheeler.

ROUND 1 - Both fighters standing orthodox. Evangelista taking center of the cage with Masvidal on the outside. Outside leg kick landing for Evangelista. Jabs landing for Masvidal. Masvidal catches a kick and drives Evangelista to the floor. A failed craddle allows Evangelista to stand. The fighters clinch against the fence with Masvidal doing a much better job of finding underhooks. Attempted throw by Evangelista, but Masvidal whizzers hard and stops it. Masvidal lands some nice body shots and moves out of the way well before over committing on punches and being taken down. Masvidal stands and both fighters lands strikes in the clinch fight. Body shot for Masvidal.

SBNation.com scores this round 10-9 Masvidal.

ROUND 2 - Evangelista working at the end of Masvidal's range. Knee tap takedown by Evangelista, but Masvidal whizzers hard and stands up immediately. Masvidal catches another kick and trips Evangelista to the floor. Both fighters stand after Masvidal stands up and out. Nice jabs from Masvidal. Body shot from Masvidal. Masvidal moving out of the way of Evangelista aggressive position changes. Hard straight right now from Masvidal. Double leg takedown now for Masvidal, but Evangelista is able to stand. More jabs from Masvidal and head movement as he gets out of the way of Evangelista's counters.

SBNation.com scores this round 10-9 Masvidal.

ROUND 3 - Masvidal jabs and again, moves out of the way of Evangelista's counters. Evangelista attempts a single leg and drives Masvidal into the fence, but he pushed Evangelista off and landed a hard elbow. Hard right hand lands for Masvidal as Evangelista attempted an outside leg kick. Another right for Masvidal plus excellent trunk movement and positional awareness from Masvidal. Failed single leg attempt by Masvidal. Evangelista still outside of range as the fight draws to a close. Evangelista attempts takedown but it's easily stuffed.

SBNation.com scores this round 10-9 Masvidal and the fight 30-27 Masvidal.

The judges score the fight 30-27 for Jorge Masvidal.

Strikeforce results: Jorge Masvidal defeated Billy Evangelista via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

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