The officiating at Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine wasn’t really the best, but it still turned out to be a decent fight card. Here are the results of the Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine fight card held on Jan. 7, at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, NV.
Luke Rockhold defeats Keith Jardine
Both men went back-and-forth early in the fight, but it was Rockhold that landed the first telling blow, sending Jardine to the ground with a right hand, and finishing with a barrage of punches.
Robbie Lawler defeats Adlan Amagov
Amagov looked good early in the fight, but an illegal knee brought the action to a halt. Referee Steve Mazzagatti deducted a point from Adlan for the illegal blow, and Lawler wasted no time when the fight was restarted, charging Amagov with a flying knee that sent him to the canvas and following up with some solid ground-and-pound.
Muhammed Lawal defeats Lorenz Larkin
Lawal was impressive against Larkin, winning the first round with his ground control, and finishing the fight in the second with some vicious ground-and-pound.
Tyron Woodley defeats Jordan Mein
Woodley dominated the fight with his wrestling, taking Mein down at will and keeping him there. Mein did a decent job of throwing strikes from the bottom, but it wasn’t enough to convince the judges. It wasn’t the most entertaining fight in the world, but Woodley improved his MMA record to 10-0, walking away with the split decision.
Tarec Saffiedine defeats Tyler Stinson
Saffiedine looked like the better striker early in the bout, but a Stinson elbow changed things rather quickly. Saffiedine never really recovered from the blow, allowing Stinson to take control of the fight. Tarec turned things around in the second round, taking the fight to the ground and keeping it there. Saffiedine went back to his wrestling in the third round, earning himself the split decision.
Nah-Shon Burrell defeats James Terry (split decision)
Gian Villante defeats Trevor Smith (TKO, round one)
Ricky Legere Jr. defeats Christopher Spang (unanimous decision)
Estevan Payan defeats Alonzo Martinez (unanimous decision)