The third bout of the night at Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine is Trevor Smith vs. Gian Villante. This is a light heavyweight bout, meaning 205 pounds. This bout is airing on Strikeforce Extreme. The referee in charge of the action is Kim Winslow.
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ROUND 1 - Smith tries to sit into a cradle, but is stuffed and Villante presses Smith into the fence. Middle kick from Smith. Both fighters standing orthodox. Hard outside leg kick and left hook from Villante. Villante catches a kick and hammers Smith with a right. As Smith tries to recover and even go for a leglock, Villante hammerfists him with authority. Referee Winslow stops the fight, arguably early.
Official result: Gian Villante defeats Trevor Smith by TKO (referee stoppage) at 1:05 of round 1.
Gian Villante defeats Trevor Smith by TKO (referee stoppage) at 1:05 of round 1.
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