And still undefeated, your new Strikeforce 135 lb. female bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey (5-0) defeats her nemesis Miesha Tate (12-3) in Columbus, Ohio with her fifth straight armbar in the cage. Here is full play by play.
Tate comes forward with an onslaught of punches and Rousey uses the champs own weight to get the judo throw. Only takes seconds for Rousey to get the armbar and its torquing back dangerously. Tate gets her leg over the head of Rousey and escapes. Tate land a big left hook and shortly after Rousey gets the judo throw and gets the back and starts to pound her out and transitions to the armbar and gets the finish with some painful torquing of the arm that looks to have broken it back.
Official: Ronda Rousey defeats Miesha Tate via submission (armbar) Round 1, 4:27
The 2008 Olympic Judo bronze medalist Rousey continues her warpath through Strikeforce promotions with her fifth straight victory. Prior to taking the belt from Tate, Rousey had submitted all four opponents the same way via armbar.