Strikeforce results wrap: Barnett vs Kharitonov event review, news and notes

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Strikeforce: "Barnett vs. Kharitonov," which lit up the Showtime airwaves last Saturday night (Sept. 10, 2011) in Cincinnati, Ohio, is officially in the books.

So too, are the heavyweight grand prix aspirations of Antonio Silva and Sergei Kharitonov, who were both finished in their respective bouts over the weekend in "Queen City."

In addition, Ronaldo Souza coughed up his 185-pound title to young middleweight upstart Luke Rockhold while Muhammed Lawal pasted grappling guru Roger Gracie.

And what else can you say about the performance of Pat Healy?

It was a great night of fights from the boys in San Jose Las Vegas - but we also know not every Maniac wants to give up a Saturday night to watch fights on cable television.

We got you covered.

In cased you missed any or all of it - or just want to keep the discussion alive - below are links to all the major storylines coming out of Strikeforce: "Barnett vs. Kharitonov."

Strikeforce: "Barnett vs. Kharitonov"

Results and play-by-play

Preliminary card results and recap

Main card recap and post fight-discussion

Video highlights of all the main card action

Josh Barnett vs. Sergei Kharitonov fight review and analysis

Daniel Cormier vs. Antonio Silva fight review and analysis

Luke Rockhold vs. Ronaldo Souza fight review and analysis

Muhammed Lawal vs. Roger Gracie fight review and analysis

Pat Healy vs. Maximo Blanco fight review and analysis

Josh Barnett vs. Daniel Cormier staredown pic for heavyweight grand prix finals

"King Mo" wants Rafael Cavalcante rematch

Updated bracket for Strikeforce heavyweight grand prix tournament

FightMetric report: Was "Jacare" robbed by the judges?

Strikeforce: Lame duck that provides thrills

Honorable mention

Bellator 49 results and recap

BAMMA 7 results and recap

That my friends, should be enough to keep you talking -- at least for the time being.

What was the biggest story coming out of this weekend? Daniel Cormier's win? Luke Rockhold becoming the new middleweight champion? Something else?

Sound off, Maniacs.

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