Strikeforce’s Weigh-in at Texas
Strikeforce's official weight-in will be on Friday afternoon at the Lone Star State, Texas. The weigh-in will features Alistair Overeem and Fabricio Werdum, Josh Barnett and Brett Rogers as the main event and other fighter that will participate in the Strikeforce's card.
Saturday, at the American Airlines Arena in Dallas, Strikeforce’s heavyweight tournament will be held and all the fighters participating on the card will take the scales Friday. The event will be officially broadcast on Showtime and HDNet(prelims).
A rivalry will renew between Alistair Overeem and Fabricio Werdum as their match would headline the event and even the Friday’s weigh-in gathering. The two fighters already met each other in the ring way back May 2006, with Werdum end the match with a submission over Overeem. Both fighter is sure to come in under the 265-pound threshold Friday afternoon in Texas.
The former UFC heavyweight champion Josh Barnett will also be there to take the scale before facing the one time Strikeforce title challenger Brett Rogers on their co-main event duel at the Saturday night’s event.
This is the list of fighters that will participate in the weigh-in:
Alistair Overeem vs. Fabricio Werdum
Josh Barnett vs. Brett Rogers
K.J. Noons vs. Jorge Masvidal
Daniel Cormier vs. Jeff Monson
Valentijn Overeem vs. Chad Griggs
Gesias “JZ” Cavalcante vs. Justin Wilcox
Conor Heun vs. Magno Almeida
Nah-Shon Burrell vs. Joe Ray
Todd Moore vs. Mike Bronzoulis
Brian Melancon vs. Isaac Vallie-Flagg