Strikeforce Challengers 8 Betting – MMA Fight Odds

Schema Creator Form

Strikeforce Challengers 8


May 21, 2010
Location: Portland, Ore.
Venue: Rose Garden
Broadcast: Showtime

Undefeated prospect Tyron Woodley will meet fellow welterweight Nathan Coy and former top-ranked middleweight Matt Lindland, will look to rebound from back-to-back losses, when he takes on Kevin Casey in the main event of Strikeforce Challengers 8 on May 21 at the Rose Garden in Portland, Oregon.

Also Kerry Vera is set to face Julianna Pena in a featured 135-pound women’s bout at the Showtime-televised event. Strikeforce Challengers 8 will air live on Showtime at 11PM ET/PT.

Matt Lindland vs. Kevin Casey

In December, Lindland (21-7) lost his Strikeforce debut to Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza at Strikeforce: Evolution. The 39-year-old is coming off for the first time in his 13-year career, back-to-back losses.

Kevin Casey, a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu expert schooled by famed master Rickson Gracie, won his first start in 13 months with a dominant, first round (1:41) submission (rear-naked choke) of Chad Vance at STRIKEFORCE: Challengers last Nov. 20 in Kansas City.

Tyron Woodley vs. Nate Coy

Woodley (6-0) remained unbeaten with a first-round submission of Rudy Bears in November in the main event of Strikeforce Challengers 5 , his sixth-straight submission and fifth opening round stoppage, while Coy (8-2) holds notable wins over Rick Story and Mike Pierce and is currently riding a three-fight win streak.

Kerry Vera Vs. Julianna Pena

Vera (2-0) made her Strikeforce debut in November, scoring a first-round knockout of Kim Couture, while Pena (2-0) also stands at 2-0 following a second-round submission of Stephanie Webber at a December CageSport event in Washington.

Strikeforce Challengers 8 Main Card

Middleweight bout:

Matt Lindland (21-7-0) vs. Kevin Casey (3-1-0)

Welterweight bout:

Tyron Woodley (5-0-0) vs. Nate Coy (8-2-0)

Welterweight bout:

Roger Bowling (7-0-0) vs. Bobby Voelker (21-7-0)

Middleweight bout:

Tarec Saffiedine (8-2-0) vs. Nate Moore (3-1-0)

Lightweight bout:

Bryan Travers (13-1-0) vs. Pat Healy (22-15-0)

Quick Strike Force Results

Main Card:

•Matt Lindland defeats Kevin Casey via TKO (punches) – Rd3, 3:41

•Tyron Woodley defeats Nathan Coy via split decision (29-28, 27-30, 29-28)

•Roger Bowling defeats Bobby Voelker via technical unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

•Tarec Saffiedine defeats Nate Moore via knockout (punch) – Rd2, 1:21

•Pat Healy defeats Bryan Travers via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)


•Pro Escobedo defeats Jason Sharp by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

•Blaine Macintosh defeats Ben Morgan by split decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-29)

•David Lloyd defeats Jay Schafer by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

•Patrick Whittington defeats Jason Lambert by triangle choke in Rd1, 1:39

•Hamza Salim defeats Lee Flores by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

US CITIZENS: The information contained herein is for entertainment and news matter only. Any use of this information in violation of federal, state and local law is strictly prohibited. Offers by offshore sportsbooks advertising on this site are void in states where prohibited by law. Please check with your local or state enforcement agency.