Strikeforce Live Blog: Rafael Cavalcante vs. Mike Kyle

Rafal Cavalcante (Forza LLC/Getty Images)

SAN JOSE -- This is the Strikeforce live blog for Rafael Cavalcante vs. Mike Kyle, a light heavyweight bout on tonight's Strikeforce event from HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif.

Cavalcante, who has won four of his past five fights, will battle Kyle, who has won two of his last three Strikeforce fights, on the main card.

Check out the live blog below.



Round 1: Marcos Rosales is the referee for this light heavyweight rematch. A gigantic knee right out of the gate drops Kyle in a hurry. Cavalcante follows with a series of hammer fists. Cavalcante catches Kyle in a standing guillotine as Kyle gets up. Kyle slams him, Cavalcante holds on, and Kyle taps.

Rafael Cavalcante wins via submission (guillotine choke) at 0:33 of round one.

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