Strikeforce Preliminary Results Recap: Isaac Vallie-Flagg upsets JZ CavalcantePosted on May 19, 2012, 10:29 PM by Mike Searson
Every fight on the preliminary card of Saturday's Strikeforce show in San Jose went the distance and had to be decided by the judges. These fights were broadcast on Showtime Extreme.
Carlos Innocente's Strikeforce debut resulted in a win, keeping his perfect pro-mma record intact. According to Innocente: “It was a difficult fight, He’s a very good fighter and I was very surprised he was able to take all of those shots from me.”
Zwicker claimed that his finger was broken by a kick in the first round: “I have to get back to the drawing board and come back stronger. I was able to show my heart out there but I came up short,”
Isaac Vallie-Flagg continues his unbroken winning streak of 11 back-to-back victories and Quinn Mulhern picked up his third win in a row.
Preliminary card results:
Lightweight: Isaac Vallie-Flagg defeated Gesias Cavalcante (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Light-heavyweight: Carlos Inocente defeated Virgil Zwicker by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
Light-heavyweight: Gian Villante defeated Derrick Mehmen by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
Welterweight: Quinn Mulhern defeated Yuri Villefort by split decision (30-27, 28-29, 29-28)
Lightweight: Bobby Green defeated James Terry by split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)