Strikeforce: 'Rockhold vs Jardine' a part of Showtime's free weekend on Jan. 7

Great news for all you "Dean of Mean" fans hoping to catch a glimpse of "The Mean 1" in his Strikeforce middleweight title fight next month against Luke Rockhold.

The Showtime network, home to the Strikeforce brand of mixed martial arts for many moons, will offer the "Rockhold vs. Jardine" event as part of its free preview weekend (Jan. 6-8, 2012) next month in Las Vegas.

From the official press release:

On Saturday, January 7 at 10 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the West Coast), SHOWTIME Sports will air the STRIKEFORCE Middleweight Championship featuring defending champ Luke Rockhold vs. Keith Jardine, with four additional mixed martial arts bouts, live from The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Here's a look at what you'll see next month:

Main Event:

185 lbs.: Luke Rockhold vs. Keith Jardine

Main Card (Showtime):

185 lbs.: Robbie Lawler vs. Adlan Amagov
205 lbs.: Muhammed Lawal vs. Lorenz Larkin
170 lbs.: Tarec Saffiedine vs. Tyler Stinson

Preliminary Card (May not be televised):


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