Keith Jardine to replace Kyle, will fight Mousasi in Strikeforce


"The Dean of Mean" will get another shot at the big show.

Strikeforce officials today announced that Keith Jardine, a 13-time UFC veteran, has agreed to step in one just one-week's notice and face Gegard Mousasi at "Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Daley."

The slot becomes available when MIke Kyle broke his right hand in training and was forced to withdraw from the contest.

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awilson82 site profile image  

4/4/11 4:04 PM by awilson82

 Damn tough fight for Jardine. Mousasi should really be in the UFC.

CRBMoney14 site profile image  

4/4/11 3:04 PM by CRBMoney14

Jardine better shoot

tmr site profile image  

4/4/11 1:28 PM by tmr

WAR GEGARD! i like jardine as well, and i kind of feel bad for him; but MOUSASI ALL THE WAY!

ranier wolfcastle site profile image  

4/4/11 1:20 PM by ranier wolfcastle

 wow jardine is getting ko'd

kungfugrip site profile image  

4/4/11 12:14 PM by kungfugrip

sorry but I'm just not sold on Mousasi yet. Guy gets a lot of hype but never seen him feet a big name.Of course, that doesnt mean he shouldnt walk through Jardine.

orcus site profile image  

4/4/11 12:09 PM by orcus

Yeah, nothing to lose for Jardine. He has good takedown defense, but it's hard to see any outcome other than another KO loss for Keith. If he somehow manages to win, the UG will be flooded with posts saying Mousasi is too small for 205.

Dogmeat 1 site profile image  

4/4/11 12:04 PM by Dogmeat 1

Jardine has proven he can hang with the best guys in the division when he is on and with his recent record he really has nothing to lose. Mousasi should take this one pretty easily but it is kind of similar to his match against Mo in that he is risking a lot if he loses but won't gain much by winning against a (currently) unranked guy.

yhknq site profile image  

4/4/11 9:58 AM by yhknq

any betting sites have odds for this yet?looked on 5 dimes and its still not listed

Counterweight site profile image  

4/2/11 9:55 PM by Counterweight

I think Jardine will do better than expected, Mousasi is over rated IMO.

osiriss site profile image  

4/2/11 9:44 PM by osiriss

Hell yeah!!! the mean of dean is back!! This is going to be a tough one for him but I am happy to see that the guy is getting an exciting opponent. BTW all you haters need to show a little respect for the man!