Keith Jardine vs Gegard Mousasi On For Strikeforce ‘Diaz vs Daley’

Former UFC fighter Keith Jardine returns to face Gegard Mousasi on Strikeforce ‘Diaz vs Daley’ on April 9th in San Diego. Jardine replaces Mike Kyle who was forced to withdraw from the fight with a broken hand.

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Gilbert Melendez vs. Tatsuya Kawajiri [t]
Keith Jardine vs Gegard Mousasi
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Keith Jardine Suspended “Indefinitely” For Pushing Referee

The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation today suspended Keith Jardine “Indefinitely” for his actions at Shark Fight 13. Prior to the main event, “The Dean of Mean” shoved referee Steve Armstrong as he entered the cage last Saturday in Amarillo.

“I think he was zoning. He was fixing to fight a big fight. I was trying to stop him, and he smirked and pushed me. I said, ‘You push me again, you’re DQ’d.’ Then he patted my shoulder like he realized what was going on. I think he got caught in the moment… He’s got a lot of fights, he should know better. There’s no excuse but I didn’t want to see him get suspended indefinitely. I just wanted to know, ‘Hey, do you have a mouthpiece and a cup on?’ In every fight that’s checked, so this is nothing new to Keith. We’re always going to look at your gloves and do those checks. That’s all very standard, going through that checkpoint.” [MMAFighting]

Video of the incident after the jump

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Shark Fights 13: Keith Jardine vs Trevor Prangley

The Dean of Mean, Keith Jardine is getting back in the cage against Trevor Prangley at Shark Fights 13 on Sept. 11th in Lubbock, TX.

“I’m looking forward to getting back in the cage after my last feeble performance,” Prangley told Sherdog.com on Tuesday. “Keith is a super tough opponent and a real nice guy. It’s good to see Shark Fights getting the higher caliber fighters and putting on consistently better shows.” [Sherdog]