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Rousey defends title by submission

Updated: August 19, 2012, 2:30 AM ET
By Brett Okamoto | ESPN.com

SAN DIEGO -- Jab, clinch, takedown, armbar, tap.

It all took just 54 seconds for Ronda Rousey.

The Strikeforce women's bantamweight champion successfully defended her belt for the first time -- and maintained her perfect record -- on Saturday in typical Rousey fashion. Sarah Kaufman barely had time to react as Rousey swarmed her with jabs, took her down and transitioned to the same armbar that's now finished all six women who have stepped in the cage with her.

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