Strikeforce Overeem Vs. Werdum Results: Chad Griggs Plows Through Valentijn Overeem

The first fight of the main card at Strikeforce: Overeem vs. Werdum and airing on Showtime is Chad Griggs vs. Valentijn Overeem. This is a heavyweight fight, meaning both fighters are between 206 and 265lbs. This bout is an alternate eliminator for the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix. The referee in charge of the action is

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ROUND 1 - Both fighters standing orthodox. Inside leg kick for Overeem, but he misses with a head kick and Griggs clinches with him along the fence. Lateral drop by Griggs and directly into half guard now. Griggs now opening up on Overeem with Overeem doing nothing but showing the back. Seemingly too early, the referee stops the fight and Griggs is the winner.

A reply shows Overeem actually tapped to strikes.

Strikeforce Overeem vs. Werdum results: Chad Griggs defeats Valtentijn Overeem by TKO (strikes, ref stoppage) 2:08 of round 1.

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