‘Strikeforce: Rousey vs. Kaufman’ recap: Anthony Smith submits Lumumba Sayers

The bad blood between Anthony Smith and Lumumba Sayers spilled over into the cage in an action-packed fight that lasted less than a single full round. Smith put an end to the talk with a triangle choke that forced Sayers to tap almost immediately at 3:52 of the opening stanza.

‘Strikeforce: Rousey vs. Kaufman’ LIVE results and play-by-play

“Strikeforce: Rousey vs. Kaufman” takes place this evening at Valley View Casino Center in San Diego and features a women’s bantamweight title bout between champion Ronda Rousey (5-0) and former champion Sarah Kaufman (15-1) in the main event.

ProMMAnow.com ‘Strikeforce: Rousey vs. Kaufman’ staff picks

The ProMMAnow.com (www.prommanow.com) staff weighs in with their thoughts and predictions on the “Strikeforce: Rousey vs. Kaufman” fight card taking place Saturday night, Aug. 18, at Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, Calif., and airing LIVE on Showtime and Showtime Extreme.

Fist-ta-Cuff Radio welcomes Lumumba Sayers, Conor Heun, Ian McCall and Denny Hodge Sunday night at 10:30 p.m. ET

We’ve got three fighters competing this weekend on the show tonight. Two are from Strikeforce and the other from the UFC. Also, the Mad One returns to recap UFC 144.

Strikeforce Challengers 20 LIVE results and play-by-play

“Strikeforce Challengers 20: Britt vs. Sayers” takes place this evening at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas and features a middleweight match-up between Antwain Britt (11-5) and Lumumba Sayers (4-2) in the main event. Olympic judoka Ronda Rousey returns against Julia Budd in the co-headliner.

“Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Henderson” LIVE results and play-by-play

Tonight’s event features Fedor Emelianenko vs. Dan Henderson, Marloes Coenen vs. Miesha Tate, Robbie Lawler vs. Tim Kennedy, Paul Daley vs. Tyron Woodley and Tarec Saffiedine vs. Scott Smith.