Strikeforce Results: Tarec Saffiedine dominates Scott SmithPosted on July 30, 2011, 09:43 PM by Anton Gurevich
Saffiedine was in control against Scott Smith during all three rounds, thanks to well-timed striking and excellent game at the fence. Smith was unable to execute his gameplan, and in fact, looked slower and slightly sluggish in the cage with Tarec Saffiedine. The Belgian fighter had an opportunity to win the fight on several occasions, but Scott Smith's heart kept him in the game, although it was far from enough to change the turn of events in this fight.
Saffiedine successfully bounces back from defeat against Tyron Woodley, improving his MMA record to 11-3. As for Smith, it's a third consecutive L for "The Hands of Still", and definitely the lowest point of his MMA career.