"I'm thankful to be the champion. [Bobby] was a true champion in the light heavyweight division in Strikeforce. I'm here now, though. It's my belt. Come and take it."
-Newly crowned Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Renato "Babalu" Sobral reacts to his TKO win over the Bobby Southworth in the co-main event of Strikeforce: "Destruction" from the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California courtesy of NBC Sports. Southworth sustained a nasty cut over his right eye courtesy of a Sobral elbow. While he finished the round, the ringside physician would not clear him to continue, effectively declaring Sobral the winner and king of the Strikeforce light heavies.