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Strikeforce: Ronaldo Souza Vs. Ed Herman

Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza vs. Ed Herman

We open up the final main card for Strikeforce with a UFC fighter, as Ed Herman (20-7-1) takes on Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza (16-3-1) at a catch-weight. Herman is the first UFC fighter to step inside the Strikeforce cage. The referee will be Mark Carter.

Round 1: Souza takes control of the cage right away, and is rocking Strikeforce gloves, not UFC ones. Souza ties things up and pushes Herman against the cage. Knee to the body by Souza. Overhand right by Souza connects, as well, and follows with a liver shot. Souza swoops in and gets a takedown. Souza stops moving after eating a couple of upkicks while on a knee, but Herman does not lose a point. Also, the two are put up instead of back to the ground where things were. Souza with a big strike out of the exchange. Souza throwing big bombs, and gets another huge takedown. Souza going for a keylock, moves to a kimura and that is all she wrote, as Souza scores a takedown.

Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza def. Ed Herman via submission (kimura) at 3:10 of Round 1