After bloody win, Strikeforce's Sarah Kaufman all but stamps title shot


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COLUMBUS, Ohio - It was plenty bloody and plenty thrilling. And it likely got Sarah Kaufman the title shot for which she's been patiently waiting. After 15 minutes of back-and-forth action, Kaufman earned a majority-decision victory over a very game Alexis Davis. The fight was the featured attraction on the Showtime Extreme-televised preliminary card of Saturday's "Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey" event, which took place at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. view original article >>

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