Strikeforce Overeem Vs. Werdum Results: No Decision - Justin Wilcox Gets Poked By JZ Cavalcante

Mistaking MMA for Facebook, Gesias "JZ" Cavalcante inadvertantly poked Justin Wilcox in the eye thirty-one seconds into the second round of their lightweight bout at Strikeforce: Overeem vs Werdum and that was all she wrote. The officials declared it a "No Decision" after Wilcox was unable to recover from the eye poke.

I have no idea how a "No Decision" differs from the more common "No Contest".

It was a bitterly disappointing end to what had been shaping up to be a very good clash. Both fighters looked sharp in the first round, exchanging strikes on the feet and both landing. Wilcox was a tad sharper, landing jabs, combinations and a nifty kick to JZ's face. Cavalcante looked good too though, springing back to his feet quickly the only time he was taken down and showing a good sprawl to foil a second Wilcox take down attempt. 

Cavalcante has a little bit of an unfortunate history with inconclusive fight outcomes. Back in 2008, his first bout with Japanese star Shinya Aoki had to be stopped after JZ landed a series of elbows to Aoki's spine that were ruled illegal and forced a stoppage. Aoki won the rematch. 

Here's our official live blog of the fight.

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