Strikeforce Challengers Results: Sarah Kaufman 9-0
Sarah Kaufman and Meisha Tate went three hard rounds. In the end, Kaufman took the Unanimous Decision from Meisha Tate. The fight was a Win/Win for both fighters as Tate showed she could stand with one of the best in the Women’s Division while Kaufman kept her undefeated streak alive and will now face Shayna Baszler on June 19.
The headlining bout between Mike Aina and Billy Evangelista was disappointing as it ended in the second round after Evangelista caught Aina with an knee while he was down. Aina could not continue and the doctor feared it might be broken. Referee Herb Dean was forced to halt the bout and disqualify Evangelista.
Bao Quach defeats Tito Jones by Unanimous Decision
Aaron Rosa submits Anthony Ruiz by Rear Naked Choke in Round 1, 4:29
Lavar Johnson defeats Carl Seumanutafa by KO in Round 1, 0:18
Sarah Kaufman defeats Meisha Tate by Unanimous Decision
Mike Aina defeats Billy Evangelista by DQ (Illegal Knee) in Round 2, 3:40
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