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Strikeforce Results: Ronda Rousey Submits Sarah D'Alelio In Controversial Stoppage

The second fight of the Showtime broadcast for tonight's Strikeforce Challengers 18 broadcast is  Ronda Rousey vs. Sarah D’Alelio. This is a featherweight fight, meaning 145 pounds. The referee in charge is Steve Mazzagatti.

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ROUND 1 - Both fighters standing orthodox. Rousey looking for an outside trip, but it's stuffed. Rousey them jumps for an armbar, missing the first attempt. She repositions her hips and that's it. The referee stops the fight. D'Alelio seems confused and suggesting she never tapped. The stoppage appears inconclusive about the tap. The stoppage appears to be completely unjustified.

Rousey suggests D'Alelio verbally said 'tap', but again, the tape is inconclusive.

Strikeforce results: Ronda Rousey defeats Sarah D'Alelio by submission (armbar) at :25 of round 1.