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Caros Fodor cruises, Ryan Couture handed first loss at Strikeforce Challengers 16

Strikeforce Challengers 16 is now in the books with the potential-laden lineup delivering a night of entertaining though not necessarily conclusive clashes. All five of the main card match-ups went to decision.

Headliner Caros Fodor improved his record 9-2 after bloodying up James Terry early and maintaining his aggressive pace from start to finish to earn the nod on all three judges’ scorecards. The win marked Fodor’s fourth straight victory.

Also among the evening’s numerous outpointings was Ryan Couture‘s hotly contested bout against opponent Matt Ricehouse that ultimately saw Couture fall for the first time in his young career. The two lightweight prospects went toe-to-toe for three rounds with the now 5-0 Ricehouse controlling the bulk of the stand-up and fending off all of Couture’s attempts to grapple.

Read below for a complete listing of Strikeforce Challengers 16 results:

Trevor Smith def. Keith Berry via Technical Submission (North-South Choke) Round 2
Eduardo Pamplona def. Jerron Peoples via TKO Round 1
Derek Brunson def. Jeremy Hamilton via Unanimous Decision
Julia Budd def. Germaine de Randamie via Unanimous Decision
Jason High def. Quinn Mulhern via Unanimous Decision
Lorenz Larkin def. Gian Villante via Unanimous Decision
Matt Ricehouse def. Ryan Couture via Unanimous Decision
Caros Fodor def. James Terry via Unanimous Decision


  • fanoftna33 says:

    Ricehouse looked pretty good, nd Ryan is still very young in the sport, and now he doesnt have to live up to a undefeated record. Good card last night, Fodor impressed again.


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