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Strikeforce Heavyweight Championship
Alistair Overeem (c) vs. Brett Rogers
Round 1: Overeem started the round landing several leg kicks. Overeem tossed Rogers to the mat and got side control. Overeem landed some knees to Rogers’ body. He attempted a guillotine choke, but Rogers was able to scramble out. Overeem got back on top and landed some more kneed to Rogers’ body as well as some hard punches. Overeem continued to wail away on Rogers before referee John McCarthy finally waved him off.
Alistair Overeem defeated Brett Rogers via KO (strikes) at 3:40 of Round 1.