Strikeforce Results: Rafael 'Feijao' Cavalcante Vs. Dan Henderson Round 1

The main event of the evening for Strikeforce: Feijao vs. Henderson was the light heavyweight title defense. Champion Rafael Cavalcante defended his title against former two-time Olympian Dan Henderson. The fight is set for five five-minute rounds.

The referee in charge of the action is Dan Miragliotta.

ROUND 1 - Henderson immediately takes the center of the cage. Now Feijao moving him back, both fighters standing orthodox. Feijao lands a gigantic outside leg kick. Henderson looks like he's head hunting with the right hand and eats another leg kick. Feijao fires back and drops Henderson. The Olympian recovers quickly and reverses Feijao as he charges in putting the champion on his back. Working now from full guard. The referee stands them up. Henderson charges in with the right, misses, and the fighters clinch. Henderson rips a body shot to Feijao's middle. Feijao tries a knee tap takedown and it goes nowhere.

SBNation.com scores this round 10-9 Feijao.

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