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Strikeforce Results: Luke Rockhold Puts Keith Jardine Away In Less Than A Round

The fifth main card bout of the night at Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine is the main event, Luke Rockhold vs. Keith Jardine. This is a middleweight bout, meaning 185 pounds. This bout is airing on Showtime. The referee in charge of the action is Herb Dean.

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ROUND 1 - Rockhold opens southpaw, Jardine is orthodox. Jardine throwing inside and outside leg kicks early. Jardine eats a middle kick and clinches. Jardine looking for a high crotch but can't get it. Rockhold pressing Jardine into the fence and as Jardine breaks away is nailed with an elbow. Spinning back kick lands perfectly on Jardine. Jardine fires off a right hand and it lands clean. Jardine switching stances and landing hard kicks to the outside of Rockhold's legs. Rockhold lands a hard right and Jardine is temporarily hurt, but recovers quickly. However, Rockhold quickly lands a right hand that hurts Jardine and he pounces. Jardine hangs on for a few more strikes and even stands for a time, but arguably a late stoppage by referee Dean.

Official result: Luke Rockhold defeats Keith Jardine by TKO (referee stoppage) at 4:26 of round 1.

Strikeforce results:

Luke Rockhold defeats Keith Jardine by TKO (referee stoppage) at 4:26 of round 1
Robbie Lawler defeats Adlan Amagov by TKO (referee stoppage) at 1:48 of round 1

Muhammed Lawal defeats Lorenz Larkin by TKO (referee stoppage) at of 1:32 of round 2
Tyron Woodley defeats Jordan Mein by split decision (29-28 Mein, 29-28 Woodley, 30-27 Woodley)
Tarec Saffiedine defeats Tyler Stinson by split decision (29-28 Stinson, 30-27 Saffiedine, 29-28 Saffiedine)
Nah-Shon Burrell defeats James Terry by split decision (29-28 Terry, 29-28 Burrell, 29-28 Burrell)
Gian Villante defeats Trevor Smith by TKO (referee stoppage) at 1:05 of round 1.
Ricky Legere defeats Chris Spang by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Estevan Payan defeats Alonzo Martinez by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)