MMA veteran Joe Riggs put a stop to the knockout train that his opponent Louis Taylor had been driving by delivering a stoppage of his own making last night on the latest Strikeforce Challengers fight card in Phoenix. Also in on the winning action was female fight sensation Miesha “Takedown” Tate who earned another shot at champ Sarah Kaufman by dominating both Maiju Kujala and Hitomi Akano – yes, all on the same night. Ryan Couture, son of Randy Couture scored his first pro win over Lucas Stark with a quick and impressive submission.

Full results:

Joe “Diesel” Riggs defeats Louis “Handgunz” Taylor by submission (strikes) – Round 3 @ 2:07

Miesha “Takedown” Tate defeats Hitomi “Girlfight Monster” Akano via unanimous decision

Ryan Couture defeats Lucas Stark by submission (triangle choke) – Round 1 @ 1:15

Miesha “Takedown” Tate defeats Maiju “Maki” Kujala via unanimous decision

Hitomi “Girlfight Monster” Akano defeats Carina “Beauty But The Beast” Damm by submission (triangle choke) – Round 2 @ 1:48