After three reserve bouts at the Strikeforce World Grand Prix Heavyweight Tournament at the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, NJ on Saturday night, the quarterfinal round of the tournament got underway between Sergei Kharitonov and Andrei Arlovski.
And like the three reserve fights, this one too ended in the first round when Kharitonov knocked out Arlovski at 2:49 of the first round. With the upset win, Kharitonov advances to the semifinals of the Strikeforce World Grand Prix Heavyweight Tournament where he’ll face the winner of the upcoming Josh Barnett vs Brett Rogers match.
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