Strikeforce: ‘Tate vs. Rousey’ Results
Rousey submits Tate, takes women's bantamweight title.
Strikeforce Women’s Division has a new bantamweight champion. Ronda ‘Rowdy’ Rousey emerged as the big winner of Saturday’s ‘Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey’, which took place at the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio.
Rousey, who won with a first-round armbar submission against former champ Miesha Tate, now holds the Strikeforce Women’s Bantamweight title with record of 5 wins and zero losses.
See the full results below.
Preliminary Results (Sho Extreme)
Ryan Couture def. Conor Heun via TKO (punches) at 2:52 of Round 3.
Pat Healy def. Caros Fodor via Submission (arm-triangle choke) at 3:35 of Round 3.
Roger Bowling def. Brandon Saling via TKO (punches) at 1:15 of Round 2.
Sarah Kaufman def. Alexis Davis via Majority Decision after 3 Rounds.
Main-Card Bouts (Showtime)
Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza def. Bristol Marunde via Submission (arm-triangle choke) at 2:43 of Round 3.
Lumumba Sayers def. Scott Smith via Submission (guillotine choke) at 1:34 of Round 1.
Kazuo Misaki def. Paul Daley via Split Decision after 3 Rounds.
Josh Thomson def. K.J. Noons via Unanimous Decision after 3 Rounds.
Ronda Rousey def. Miesha Tate via Submission (armbar) at 4:27 of Round 1.