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Quick Results: ‘Strikeforce: Rousey vs. Kaufman’ Event

Written on August 19, 2012 by Avlya Jaie

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Ronda Rousey defeats former champ Sarah Kaufman and snags the women's bantamweight title

Female fighters and met last Saturday at the main card of the ‘: Rousey vs. Kaufman’ event.

Rousey was able to defend the women’s bantamweight title for the first time by defeating Kaufman with an armbar submission, at the first round of their bout. While co-main event fighter, former middleweight champ Ronaldo’ Jacare’ Souza, released a series of powerful punches that made his opponent Derek Brunson lose, via a KO.

The event took place at at the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, California.  The main card was aired at 10pm on SHOWTIME, while the prelims was shown on SHOWTIME Extreme at 8pm EST (5pm PST).

Check out the full ‘Quick Results’ for below:

Main card (Showtime)

Women’s Bantamweight Championship bout: Ronda Rousey def. Sarah Kaufman via Submission (Armbar) – R1 @ 0:54
Middleweight bout: Ronaldo Souza def. Derek Brunson via KO (Punches) – R1 @ 0:41
Welterweight bout: Tarec Saffiedine def. Roger Bowling via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Middleweight bout: Anthony Smith def. Lumumba Sayers via Submission (Triangle Choke) – R1 @ 3:52
Light Heavyweight bout: Ovince St. Preux def. T.J. Cook via KO (Punch) – R3 @ 0:20

Preliminary card (Showtime Extreme)

Women’s Bantamweight bout: def. Julie Kedzie via Submission (Armbar) – R3 @ 3:28
Middleweight bout: def. Keith Berry TKO (Punches) – R1 @ 0:48
Women’s Featherweight bout: Germaine de Randamie def. Hiroko Yamanaka (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Lightweight bout: Bobby Green def. Matt Ricehouse via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

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