On February 16, 2008m EliteXC held their Street Certified event from Miami, Florida which saw Kimbo Slice, also known as Kevin Ferguson, knockout Tank Abbott in a swift 43 seconds in the main event. This was Kimbo’s first-ever main event and second sanctioned MMA bout overall, and he did not disappoint. In the co-main event slot, Antonio Silva, better known as “Bigfoot,” went the distance with the UFC’s former heavyweight champion Ricco Rodriguez, who is actually scheduled to face Alex Nicholson this Thursday night.
Also on the card, we saw phenomenal knockouts from the likes of Scott Smith, Yves Edwards, Brett Rogers, and Rafael Cavalcante, who is better known by the name “Feijao.” Join Eddie Mercado and Vic Rodriguez as the relive the wild ride that was EliteXC’s 10th event, complete with results, analysis, and of course a few laughs.
Kevin Ferguson (Kimbo) def. Tank Abbott by KO at :43 of round 1: Heavyweight
Antonio Silva (Bigfoot) def. Ricco Rodriguez by Split decision (30-27, 29-28, 28-29): Heavyweight
Scott Smith def. Kyle Noke by KO at :07 of round 2: Middleweight
Yves Edwards def. James Edson Berto by KO (Flying Knee) at 4:56 of round 1: 160 pounds
Brett Rogers def. James Thompson by KO at 2:24 of round 1: Heavyweight
Rafael Cavalcante (Feijao) def. John Doyle by KO (Knee to body) at 2:17 of round 1: Light Heavyweight
Yosmany Cabezas def. John Krik by sub (RNC) at :58 of round 1: Middleweight
Dave Herman def. Mario Rinaldi by TKO at :33 of round 3: Heavyweight
Eric Bradley def. Mikey Gomez by unanimous decision: Welterweight
Lorenzo Borgomeo def. Mike Bernhard by submission (Triangle) at 4:11 of round 2: Welterweight
Moyses Gabin def. Jirka Hlavati by TKO (Doctor Stoppage) at 2:32 of round 1: 210 pounds
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