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Rockhold stops Jardine, keeps belt

To view the "Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine" as a normal MMA card from the organization is a bit of an injustice to a normal MMA card from Strikeforce. It's best viewed as an enhanced version of their old "Challengers" series; Saturday night's card was nothing more than a handful of unproven prospects fighting to prove themselves against cagey veterans...
Via Fox Sports
January 08, 2012  |  Discuss

New life at middleweight: Keith Jardine is sure he deserves a title shot

When Keith Jardine was announced as the next opponent for Strikeforce middleweight champ Luke Rockhold, it was greeted with a groan by many. Jardine is only 3-6-1 since 2008 and has never fought at middleweight. How does that warrant a title shot? "You know what? To me, it's all about my body of work," Jardine told The MMA Fighter Corner on FoxSportsRadio920 in Las...
Via Cage Writer
January 06, 2012  |  Discuss

“Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine” Nine-Bout Lineup Set

Luke Rockhold will make his first middleweight title defense when he faces Keith Jardine this Saturday. Does that excite you? How about the fact “Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine” will be available during Showtime’s Free Preview weekend and you won’t have to pay a single red penny to watch the show, does that help pique your interest? Hopefully, it does. Regardless, both...
January 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Strikeforce Odds: Rockhold vs. Jardine

With no UFC fight cards this weekend MMA betting fans can get action on the Strikeforce Middleweight title fight between champion Luke Rockhold and Keith Jardine. Saturday night’s Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine fight card will be headlined by a title bout between Middleweight champion Rockhold and former UFC Light Heavyweight contender Jardine. 5Dimes has been offering action...
Via OddsShark
January 03, 2012  |  Discuss

MMA: Luke Rockhold vs. Keith Jardine “Quick Break”

These “Quick Breaks” are short breakdowns of upcoming fights. In a summed up focus of strengths, weaknesses and variables; this will analyze what could happen in the fight, and end with this writer’s prediction. This Saturday, Luke Rockhold will be defending his newly attained Strikeforce Middleweight Championship against former UFC veteran, Keith Jardine. While the choice...
Via Race Review Online
January 01, 2012  |  Discuss

“Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine” Fight Card Updated

In anticipation of their premiere event of 2012, and the first card under their new arrangement with Showtime, Strikeforce added a pair of preliminary bouts to the ‘Rockhold vs. Jardine’ roster. Trevor Smith faces Gian Villante in a heavyweight scrap, while Nah-Shon Burrell meets James Terry in a welterweight affair. As part of their contract extension with Showtime, the premium...
December 22, 2011  |  Discuss

“Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine” Officially Announced for January 7th

Although Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker was reluctant to confirm a January 7th show during Tuesday’s conference call, the organization officially announced the event on Thursday. Luke Rockhold will make his first middleweight title defense when he faces Keith Jardine in the night’s featured attraction. The Joint inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada will play...
December 08, 2011  |  Discuss

Jardine Slated for Jan. 7 Strikeforce Return

Keith Jardine will be back in action as a Strikeforce middleweight on Jan. 7, confirmed with a source close to the fighter on Thursday.
Via Sherdog
December 01, 2011  |  Discuss
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