How terrible is the state of Strikeforce’s marketing department? Well, if relying on the acting abilities of Frank Shamrock to promote their upcoming events (which I will admit I found a little more humorous than most) wasn’t bad enough, it seems that they have moved onto phase two of Operation Penny Scrape: reusing footage from previous promos. So goes the trailer for Strikeforce: Rousey vs. Kaufman, which begins with the same footage from the Rousey vs. Tate promo that we previously commended. It even goes as far as to use a shot of Miesha Tate clenching her fists before rapidly cutting to Kaufman, like we are all Alzheimer’s patients who couldn’t spot dat ass in our sleep.
Check out the video after the jump.
OK, so it isn’t as bad as we let on. It even has Ronda bouncing around in a pink gi, which is one of the most arousing yet simultaneously horrifying things we have seen since Gina Carano beat up that old hag on American Gladiators. And honestly, considering the UFC’s recent run of luck, we’re just excited for any fight that actually makes it to the card at this point.
Rousey will be looking to score her first title defense (and sixth consecutive armbar) on August 18th at the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, California.