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Sapp vs. Nortje, Strikeforce at the Dome: Results


When: Feb 23, ’08
Where: Tacoma, WA @ Tacoma Dome
Watch: HDNet Fights

Main Event is the super heavyweight battle of Bob “The Beast” Sapp (6’5″ 350) vs. “The Giant” Jan Nortje (6’11” 335).

Here’s the latest on the Strikeforce at the Dome event:

  • Jan Nortje def. Bob Sapp via TKO (Punches) Rd 1. Nortje unloaded on Sapp with about 8 unanswered bombs as Sapp cowered back against the cage.
  • Cory Devela def. Joe “Diesel” Riggs via Submission (hip toss/sidewalk slam) Rd 1. Riggs removed from the cage on a spineboard. Riggs had motion in upper and lower body, but was prone and in obvious pain after the slam and was carted out.
  • Maurice Smith (46 yrs old) def. Rick Roufus (41 yrs old) via Submission (straight armlock) Rd 1.
  • “Fast” Eddy Ellis def. Steve Berger via Unanimous Decision.
  • Jorge Masvidal def. Ryan Healy via Unanimous Decision.
  • Mychal Clark def. Josh Bennett via Doctor Stoppage (gruesome cut/mouse above left eye)
  • Lyle Beerbohm def. Ray Perales via Submission (Guillotine) Rd 3.
  • Zach Skinner def. Scott Shaffer via Unanimous Decision.
  • Nathan Coy def. Dave Courchaine via Knockout (Punch) Rd 1.
  • Mike Hayes def. Matt Kovacs via Unanimous Decision.

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