Tarec Saffiedine – a ProMMAnow.com interview

If you watched Strikeforce Challengers on Showtime this past weekend, you undoubtedly remember Tarec “Sponge” Saffiedine (8-2), who was making his promotional debut. Saffiedine, a Dream veteran, probably made his opponent James Terry (7-2) feel like he was in a nightmare fighting someone with four arms and four legs. In the end, the superior striker … Read more

Pictures: Strikeforce Challengers 6

Beforef a sold out crowd of 2,322, former ballet dancer turned undefeated professional mixed martial arts fighter Sarah Kaufman (11-0) became the first STRIKEFORCE Women’s Welterweight (135 pounds) Champion in history by powering her way to a five-round unanimous decision over Japan’s Takayo Hashi (12-2) in the Strikeforce Challengers 6 main event at San Jose’s Civic Auditorium on … Read more

Sarah Kaufman defeats Takayo Hashi to become first Strikeforce women’s welterweight champion in history

Rockhold Crushes Bradley, Saffiedine and Medeiros Victorious On SHOWTIME® at STRIKEFORCE’s Birthplace in San Jose SAN JOSE, Calif. (Feb. 27, 2009) – Before a sold out crowd of 2,322, former ballet dancer turned undefeated professional mixed martial arts (MMA) star Sarah Kaufman (11-0) became the first STRIKEFORCE Women’s Welterweight (135 pounds) Champion in history by … Read more

Kaufman takes home women’s 135-pound title, Rockhold continues climb at “Strikeforce Challengers 6”

Undefeated female MMA fighter Sarah Kaufman improved her record to 11-0 and became the first Strikeforce 135-pound women’s champion by out-pointing Japan’s Takayo Hashi (12-2) Friday night in San Jose, Calif. With highly respected fight coach Greg Jackson in her corner, Kaufman remained on her feet for all but a few seconds of the entire … Read more