Strikeforce Women’s Bantamweight Championship Ronda Rousey vs. Sarah Kaufman will take place on August 18, 2012 at the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, California.
The main event for this Strikeforce event will feature a Women’s bantamweight championship bout between titleholder Ronda Rousey and former Strikeforce bantamweight champion Sarah Kaufman. Rousey is WMMA’s biggest star since Gina Carano, and is on an undefeated win streak having won all of her five fights by armbar submission, Kaufman has only one lose in her 16 fight career and that was when she lost her title via armbar to Marloes Coenan, Rousey has an amazing submission game but Kaufman believes Ronda’s biggest weakness is in her stand up and is looking to exploit that come fight night.
Strikeforce: Rousey vs. Kaufman Showtime Extreme Preliminary Card (10PM ET/PT)
Women’s Bantamweight bout: Miesha Tate vs. Julie Kedzie
Lightweight bout: Bobby Green vs. Matt Ricehouse
Middleweight bout: Adlan Amagov vs. Keith Berry
Featherweight bout: Hiroko Yamanaka vs. Germaine de Randamie
Strikeforce: Rousey vs. Kaufman Showtime Main Card (8pm ET/PT)
Main Event – Women’s Bantamweight Championship bout: Ronda Rousey (Champion) vs. Sarah Kaufman
Middleweight bout: Ronaldo Souza vs. Derek Brunson
Welterweight bout: Tarec Saffiedine vs. Roger Bowling
Middleweight bout: Lumumba Sayers vs. Anthony Smith
Light Heavyweight bout: Ovince St. Preux vs. T.J. Cook
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