Submission champion Roger Gracie made his middleweight debut in
Portland, Oregon on Saturday night (July 14, 2012) on the main card of
the Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy event. Gracie took on veteran
Keith Jardine, bloodying ‘The Dean of Mean’ with some vicious elbows in
the first and second rounds. Gracie would go on to win a unanimous
decision for his first win at 185-lbs.