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Saturday, May 22, 2010
The Strikeforce card was characterized by competitive fights with more questionable officiating and announcing. For example, Matt Lindland won by third-round TKO over Kevin Casey in a fight which should have been stopped much earlier than it was. The many references to actors from the drug-infested fake pro "wrestling" also polluted the show.
The most intriguing televised fight of the night took place on the Moosin card, a 130-pound catch weight fight between top women fighters Roxanne Modafferi and Tara LaRosa. This was a close, action-filled fight, won by Modafferi by a three-round split decision. The complete respect each fighter showed the other before and after this battle was remarkable, and should serve as a model for all fighters.
We discuss this and more, including commentary on the debate on the role of wrestlers and wrestling in mixed martial arts, on this edition of No Holds Barred.
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