Newly-crownedWomen's Champion has her first 135-pound title defense lined up for August 18, 2012 from the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, California, where she's scheduled to face off against former division queenpin
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While promotion officials were hastily assembling a secret summer showdown between Rousey and Cristiane
Santos Justino, one torpedoed by the latter's failed drug test, Kaufman has been calling for another crack at the division crown after proving she was still worthy of the throne by defeating fellow Canadian at the Strikeforce: "Tate vs. Rousey" event last March in Columbus, Ohio.
The same Strikeforce event that saw the "Rowdy" one usurp the belt from fellow Showtime headliner mangle her arm in the process.-- and
The majority decision victory was Kaufman's third win in a row and a strong statement for getting the next shot at the division title; however, it should be noted that in 16 professional fights, Kaufman has just one loss.
And it came by armbar.
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