Rousey submits Tate in Womans grudge match

March 3, 2012 by
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Ronda Rousey made it five for five in first round armbar submissions as she took out Miesha Tate to capture the Strikeforce Bantamweight crown at the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio.

It was a terrific action fight as Rousey had Tate in an armbar early in the round only to see Tate get out of it and land some big shots of her own. Rousey was able to Judo flip Tate over and moments later was to get Tate in the painful submission hold until Tate was forced to tap at 4:27

Rousey, 134 1/2 lbs of Venice, CA is now 5-0 with all wins coming by first round submission armbar. Tate, 134 1/2 lbs of Yakima, WA is now 12-3.

Josh Thompson secured a Strikeforce Lightweight title match with a three round unanimous decision over KJ Noons.

Scores were 29-28 on all cards for Thompson, 155 lbs of San Jose, CA and is now 19-4-1. Noons, 156 lbs of San Diego, CA is now 10-4

Despite being bloodied over his left eye Kazuo Masaki scored a three round split decision over Paul Daley in a Lightweight bout.

Scores were 30-27 and 29-28 for Masaki, 169 1/2 lbs of Tokyo, JAP and is now 25-11-2-1. Daley, 171 lbs of Nottingham, UK took a card 29-28 but falls to 29-12-2

Lumumba Sayers choked out Scott Smith in the first round of their three round Middleweight bout.

Sayers got in a tremendous back slam that got him in a dominant position that got him into a Guilatine choke that forced Smith to tap out at 1:34 of the first frame.

Sayers, 185 lbs of Denver, CO is now 9-2 with five submissions. Smith, 186 lbs of Elk Grove, CA is now 18-10-1.

Jacare Souza choked out Bristol Marunde in a Middleweight bout.

Souza domintated the whole fight until he got Murande to tap out from an arm triangle choke at 2:45 of round three.

Murande, 184 lbs of Las Vegas is now 15-7.

Sarah Kaufman scored a three majority decision over Alexis Davis in a Bantamweight bout.

The fight had a lot of action and in round one Davis was cut over the eye and Kaufman was sliced open on here forehead.

Kaufman 135 1/2 lbs of Victoria, BC won by scores of 29-28 on two cards and 28-28 and is now 15-1. Davis 135 1/2 lbs of Jensen Beach, FL is now 11-5

Roger Bowling scored a second round stoppage over Brandon Sailing in a wild and blood Welterweight bout.

The two rocked each other several tomes in the first round with Bowling getting rocked a couple of times. Towards the end of the round Bowling got into a dominated Sailing by getting him on the ground and pounding Bowling util opening a big cut on the forehead. Bowling got on top of Sailing to start the second round and began punching Sailing until the bout was stopped at 1:15.

Bowling of Cincinnati is now 11-2 with eight knockoouts. Sailing Byesville, OH is now 8-6.

Pat Healey scored a third round choke out with an arm triangle to knock Carlos Fodor in their Lightweight bout.

Healey, 155 lbs or Portland, OR Fodor tap at 3:35 of of round three and is now 29-17 with 15 submissions. Fodor, 155 1/2 lbs of Kirkland, WA is now 7-1.

Ryan Couture scored a third round stoppage over Conner Huen in a Three round Middleweight bout.

Couture had Huen on the ground and landed ten unanswered blows before the bout was stopped at 2:52 of round three

Couture, 154 1/2 lbs of Tempe, AZ is now 4-1 with his first knockout. Huen, 155 lbs of Hollywood, CA is now 9-5

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