Completed MMA Event

Strikeforce: Rousey vs. Kaufman

  • Saturday 08.18.2012 at 10:00 PM ET
  • U.S. Broadcast: Showtime | Prelims: Sho Extreme
  • Promotion: Strikeforce
  • Ownership: Forza, LLC
  • Venue: Valley View Casino Center
  • Location: San Diego, California, United States
  • Enclosure: Cage
  • TV Announcers: Mauro Ranallo, Frank Shamrock, Pat Militech
  • Ring Announcer: Jimmy Lennon, Jr.
  • Interviews: Mauro Ranallo | Backstage: Heidi Androl
  • Ticket Revenue (live gate): $145,510
  • Attendance: 3,502
  • TV Ratings: 529,000 average viewers (676,000 peak)
  • MMA Bouts: 9
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Fight Card


  • Herb Dean
    Rousey vs. Kaufman (9)Sayers vs. Smith (6)Amagov vs. Berry (3)
  • Mike Beltran
    Souza vs. Brunson (8)St. Preux vs. Cook (5)de Randamie vs. Yamanaka (2)
  • Jason Herzog
    Saffiedine vs. Bowling (7)Tate vs. Kedzie (4)Green vs. Ricehouse (1)

Fight Predictions

Tapology members can make predictions for upcoming MMA & Boxing fights. Strikeforce is closed for new predictions. 1,037 total members made predictions on this event, breaking down as follows below.

Leaderboard of the best predictions by member: Strikeforce Leaderboard

Videos & Highlights

    Documentary  |  All Access: Ronda Rousey Part 1 report dead link

    Watch Ronda Rousey train for her first Strikeforce title defense against former champ Sarah Kaufman

  • Promo Video  |  I am a Fighter: Sarah Kaufman report dead link

  • Promo Video  |  I am a Fighter: Ronda Rousey report dead link

  • Training  |  Training for Rousey vs. Kaufman report dead link

    Go inside the intense training routines of Ronda Rousey and Sarah Kaufman as the two MMA fighters prepare for an epic championship battle.

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