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Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Rogers – Sokoudjou vs. Gegard Mousasi

Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou vs. Gegard Mousasi
Non-Title Bout

Round 1: Mousasi landed a high kick early. Sokoudjou responded with a left hook to the body. Mousasi accidentally tagged Sokoudjou with a shot to the groin, causing a brief break in the action. Sokoudjou attempted a takedown, which was stuffed. Mousasi landed several strikes before being taken down by Sokoudjou. Mousasi rolled him over and got side control, but Sokoudjou was able to explode out. Sokoudjou controlled Mousasi against the cage and was working to secure a guillotine, but Mousasi was able to break out of it. Sokoudjou scored another big takedown, but Mousasi scored a trip to end the round. Close round, scores the round 10-9 for Sokoudjou.

Round 3: Mousasi and Sokoudjou clinched against the cage. Mousasi worked on Sokoudjou’s legs by landing several hard knees, and landed several strikes on Sokoudjou. Sokoudjou was able to take Mousasi down. Mousasi managed to get back to his feet and take Sokoudjou down. Mousasi went for ground and pound and teed off on Sokoudjou. Mousasi continued to wail away on Sokoudjou until the referee called it off.

Winner via TKO (strikes) at 3:43 of Round 2: Gegard Mousasi