In case you missed the Strikeforce event which hosted what is probably the most important bout in the history of Women's MMA in Miesha Tate vs. Ronda Rousey, here are official highlights from Showtime to get you up to date.
Since the video probably won't be enough, here's how the play-by-play from the live blog of the event:
Strikeforce Women's Bantamweight Championship: Miesha Tate (c) vs. Ronda Rousey - Round 1 - They don't touch gloves and Tate wails away with punches. Rousey with a quick takedown and she moves to side control. Rousey steps over to get side control again. Armbar by Rousey and Tate survives! It looked bad but she survived. Tate was on top but Rousey stood up. Tate has the back now as she takes her down. Rousey gets free and stands. Rousey almost spikes her on her head but Tate is still on her back on the ground. Tate escapes and is on top now. Punch by Rousey and a few leg kicks. Rousey takes her back down. They trade punches as they stand. Hip toss by Rousey! Rousey moves to mount and lands some punches now to back control, punches and takes the arm bar. Tate's arm is all kinds of broken and this fight is over and so is Miesha Tate's time as champion. Ronda Rousey wins by technical submission (armbar/broken arm), Round 1.
More coverage of Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey:
- Photo: Ronda Rousey Breaks Miesha Tate's Arm
- Strikeforce: Tate Vs. Rousey Results And Post-Fight Analysis
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