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Strikeforce Challenger 8 Results: Matt Lindland Knocks Out Kevin Casey

Matt LindlandFormer UFC middleweight contender Matt Lindland bounced back from an unsuccessful Strikeforce debut, as he snapped a two-fight losing streak with a third-round knockout of Kevin Casey on Friday in the main event of Strikeforce Challengers 8 in Portland, Oregon.

Welterweight prospect Tyron Woodley remained undefeated with a split decision over Nathan Coy, while Roger Bowling, Tarec Saffiedine, and Pat Healy also earned wins on the Showtime-televised card.

The official Strikeforce Challengers 8 results were:

  • Matt Lindland def. Kevin Casey via TKO (punches) – Round 3, 3:41
  • Tyron Woodley def. Nathan Coy via split decision (29-28, 27-30, 29-28)
  • Roger Bowling def. Bobby Voelker via technical unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Tarec Saffiedine def. Nate Moore via KO (punch) – Round 2, 1:21
  • Pat Healy def. Bryan Travers via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

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