Strikeforce Results: Alistair Overeem Vs. Fabricio Werdum Round 1

The main event of the night and airing on Showtime at Strikeforce: Overeem vs. Werdum is Alistair Overeem vs. Fabricio Werdum. This is the last quarterfinal of the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix tournament. It's also, obviously, a heavyweight fight. This is also a rematch from their 2006 Open Weight Grand Prix in PRIDE. The referee in charge of the action is Leon Roberts.

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ROUND 1 - Both fighters standing orthodox. Werdum attempts a head kick, but Overeem shrugs him off after that and a clinch attempt. Overeem easily sprawls to stuff Werdum. And again Overeem sprawls two more times. This is going on and on. Knee to the midsection by Overeem. Werdum tries to pull guard by Overeem backs out. Again Werdum tries it, but Overeem stands back out. Jabs landing for Werdum, but Overeem frustrated by Werdum's approach. Hard left hook drops Werdum, but Overeem won't follow. Right hand for Werdum. Trip slam by Overeem sends Werdum crashing to the mat. Hard knee from Overeem. Werdum pulls guard at the end of the round, but nothing doing.

SBNation.com scores this round 10-9 Overeem.

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