Strikeforce Challengers 8: Kevin Casey vs Matt Lindland
05-22-2010 02:24 AM
Lindland wins by TKO in the last round!
and the way it happened:
Round 1 - Lindland with a quick body lock takedown and he has Casey against the cage. Lindland landing a few punches, avoiding an armbar and landing more punches. Casey manages to stand back up. Casey with a takedown and Lindland stands back up. Another takedown though and Casey has half guard. Lindland tries to scramble but gives up his back. Body triangle by Casey. Lindland defending the choke and landing punches backward to Casey's face. Lindland explodes back to the guard and stomps on Caseys legs and then lands a flurry of punches and knees as the round ends. 10-10 round in my book. Casey had his back but did no damage and didn't have the choke locked in at any point. Lindland did damage but had his back taken.
Round 2 - Matt with a flurry of knees. Lindland puts him on his back, lands a bunch of punches and they go back to standing. Matt back to on top and he's landing punches. Casey tries to spin for an armbar and can't get it. Lindland passes the guard and has the crucifix. Lindland landing a lot of punches as the round comes to a close. 10-9 Lindland.
Round 3 - Lindland with a quick takedown. Lindland just smothering him and landing a lot of punches here. Elbows to the body and legs from Lindland. Lindland just smothers and pours it on for well over a minute and the fight is finally stopped. Matt Lindland wins by TKO (strikes), round 3.