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Gegard Mousasi vs. Keith Jardine

Main Card | Light Heavyweight · 205 lbs | MMA

Gegard Mousasi vs. Keith Jardine ends in a Draw

Mmaweekly large Gegard "The Dreamcatcher" Mousasi
Mmaweekly large "The Dean of Mean" Keith Jardine


Gegard Mousasi Keith Jardine

"The Dreamcatcher" "The Dean of Mean"

30-3-1   Pro Record At Fight   17-9-1
Moved to 30-3-2   Record After Fight   Moved to 17-9-2
-475 (Heavy Favorite)   Betting Odds   +360 (Moderate Underdog)
Nl Netherlands   Nationality   Us United States
Leiden, Netherlands   Fighting out of   Albuquerque, New Mexico
25 years, 8 months, 1 day   Age at Fight   35 years, 5 months, 2 days
205.5 lbs (93.2 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   205.0 lbs (93.0 kgs)
6'1" (186cm)   Height   6'1" (186cm)
76.0" (193cm)   Reach   76.0" (193cm)
Team Jurojin   Gym   Jackson Wink MMA
  • Bout Information
  • Event: Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Daley
  • Date: Saturday 04.09.2011 at 10:00 PM ET
  • Referee: Mike Beltran
  • Venue: Valley View Casino Center
  • Enclosure: Cage
  • Location: San Diego, California, United States
  • Bout Billing: Main Card (fight 8 of 10)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 205 lbs (93.0 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Gus Johnson, Mauro Ranallo, Frank Shamrock
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Gus Johnson
  • Mousasi Total Disclosed Pay: $150,000
  • Jardine Total Disclosed Pay: $25,000
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Mousasi vs. Jardine Wiki Update Wiki

"The Dean of Mean" Keith Jardine stepped in as a late replacement against Gegard Mousasi on Showtime's live televised card. Jardine begins the contest as the more active fighter, throwing out a testing jab along with solid left leg kicks. Mousasi measures him and picks his shots, doing some good work to the body on a series of brief tie-ups. Jardine takes Mousasi to the ground midway through the first but is unable to capitalize. Mousasi lands his first good shots late in the round, and Jardine looks like the late fill-in may have compromised his cardio. Jardine is getting stung, but saves himself late in the round with a takedown that lets him collect himself. An upkick from Mousasi to a downed Jardine stops the action as Jardine breathes heavily and tries to compose himself. Referee Mike Beltran takes a point for the illegal strike, and the fighters resume. Mousasi begins to open up heavily on the tiring Jardine late in the round, but the horn sounds and they will go another.

Heavier exchanges mark the action the early goings of round two. Mousasi is throwing harder, but Jardine looks to have his wind back and is putting up a stiffer defense. As the round reaches its midway point Jardine is beginning to bleed heavily from both eyes. The fight turns gory as Mousasi lands repeatedly to the head of Jardine. A takedown for Jardine comes at the 2:00 mark, but Mousasi stands again after little damage. Jardine again looks tired. Mousasi is countering Jardine to death. A punch-kick combination wobbles The Dean of Mean, but Jardine lands another takedown and it is becoming his saving grace, buying him time each time he is in trouble. Round two sounds, and Jardine's face is a bloody mess.

Mousasi begins the final round trying to immediately end things. He is landing the harder shots but giving up takedowns, and may feel a sense of urgency. Mousasi tattoos Jardine with left-right combos. A takedown by Mousasi followed by a deep topside Guillotine attempt nearly ends it, but Jardine powers out on sheer will. Another takedown follows immediately by Mousasi on the exhausted Jardine. Jardine giving it everything as Mousasi briefly mounts, but is bucked off. The final round ends with Mousasi on top, dropping shots on the bloodied Jardine.

Ringside judges score the bout 29-27 Mousasi, 28-28 Jardine and 28-28 Jardine for a majority draw, owing to the point deduction in round one.

Last updated 09.26.2012, 11:43 PM ET
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Mousasi vs. Jardine Fighter Tweets

If fighters from this bout were talking on Twitter before or after the fight, this is where you can find it. Below are all the Tweets we've recorded near the date of the bout.

Got a little workout at Jacksons today. Its good to be back and to see the guys. http://goo.gl/fb/m3rad #fb
5 days
Hangar 14: Just did some voice over work with my mouth all cut up from fight. Who… http://goo.gl/fb/7yJC7 #fb
2 days
Thanks to all my fans for ur support! It means a lot to me. I'm not happy with the draw… http://goo.gl/fb/bzscY #fb
8 hours
Going to eat after my weigh ins http://t.co/0EN76rX
20 hours
Signing posters!! http://t.co/fzDtqnq
1 day
@georgimma good seeing you today aper!!
2 days
Good seeing you today aper @gegardmousasi
2 days
Follow my friends @hyefighters and @legiogear
3 days
Just landed in San Diego. This is going to be a good week. http://goo.gl/fb/z8SMB #fb
3 days
@georgimma it's good just relaxing by the pool
4 days
Loving the weather in San Diego
5 days
I am in San Diego. Nice town
6 days
Just finished working out with Wink. This is the easiest camp I've ever done. http://goo.gl/fb/lB1FQ #fb
7 days
Back with Zuffa: On thur night Strikforce called my manager about me filling in to fight… http://goo.gl/fb/Ph2W8 #fb
8 days
Looks like it will be Jardine.
8 days
I'll be in LA on the 3rd. Hope they find a replacement!!! @hyefighters @georgimma @VanesBoxing @MannyGamburyan
8 days
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