After campaigning for the title shot against current 135lbs. StrikeForce female champion Miesha Tate; it appears as though Ronda Rousey will get her title shot. According to MMAWeekly.com, Sources close to the event confirmed the bout for March 3rd, 2012 in Columbus, Ohio.
Sarah Kaufman had been the current Number 1 contender and was set to face Tate next for the title, but the marketing powers behind StrikeForce have decided to bump Kaufman in favor of Olympic Judo Medalist and rising star Ronda Rousey. Current champion Miesha Tate has a record of 12-2 and has won 6 consecutive fights. Ronda Rousey is 4-0 and has won every fight by submission arm bar in less than 1 minute into the first round.