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Strikeforce Columbus Play-by-Play: Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante vs. Dan Henderson

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Rafael Feijao Cavalcante vs Dan Henderson Strikeforce Columbus

Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante vs. Dan Henderson

Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante kicks Dan Henderson at Strikeforce

Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante kicks Dan Henderson at Strikeforce.

Round 1: Feijao nails a leg kick to start things off. Henderson nails Feijao with a big punch and then gets on the ground with him, landing in the guard. A lack of action on the ground leads to a stand up. Henderson head hunting on the feet, ends up in the clinch. Back and forth with knees from both fighters in the clinch, but the referee has seen enough and separates them.
MMAWeekly scores R1 10-9 Dan Henderson

Dan Henderson lands a shot on Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante at Strikeforce

Dan Henderson lands a shot on Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante at Strikeforce.

Round 2: Henderson swinging big shots, but doesn’t land anything solid. Feijao looks for a takedown, but Henderson reverses and lands a takedown of his own. Feijao is able to reverse and land on top of Henderson. A lull in action leads to a stand-up. Henderson stays on the attack, lands a leg kick, followed by a Superman punch and then a takedown, landing in half guard.
MMAWeekly scores R2 10-9 Dan Henderson

Dan Henderson KO's Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante at Strikeforce

Dan Henderson KO's Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante at Strikeforce.

Round 3: Henderson moving forward immediately, throwing big punches. Henderson knocks Feijao down and follows him to the ground where he blasts away with punches and Feijao is out. Henderson is the new Strikeforce light heavyweight champion.

Dan Henderson victorious at Strikeforce

Dan Henderson victorious at Strikeforce

Dan Henderson def. Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante by TKO (strikes on the ground) at :50 seconds, R3

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