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All but one of the Strikeforce Challengers 19 fighters have made their bouts official.
The official weigh-in ceremony for Friday’s Strikeforce Challengers 19 card took place today in the Key West Ballroom of Las Vegas’ Palms Casino Resort. This is said to be the last pre-fight event before the incoming Strikeforce’s show, which will be aired live on Showtime at 11 p.m. ET in The Pearl at Las Vegas, Nevada.
All fighters except one have hit their committed weights. Quinn Mulhern missed his 170-pound limit by coming in a whopping five pounds over the threshold. He will now face Danny Davis in a catchweight bout of 176.5-pounds.
Strikeforce Challengers 19 will be the promotion’s third MMA event in Las Vegas. Starting with the Strikeforce Challengers 17 card last July, all the upcoming Challengers Series will be held in The Pearl at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. Meanwhile, the company confirmed that they will return to the venue on November 18 to host their final Challengers show for 2011.
See the complete weigh-in results after the jump.Read the rest of the article »
A welterweight bout has just been added to Strikeforce Challengers 19 event, which will take place this Friday in Las Vegas.
A late addition to Friday’s Strikeforce Challengers 19 fight card was confirmed, as KOTC champion – Quinn Mulhern (15-2 MMA, 0-1 SF) – is now set to meet Danny Davis (6-4-1 MMA, 0-1 SF) on the event’s preliminary card.
Strikeforce Challengers 19 will be held at The Pearl at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. The night’s main card, which headlines the bout between Lorenz Larkin and Nick Rossborough, will be aired on Showtime.
Quinn Mulhern – who was trained as a jiu-jitsu fighter – just made his official Strikeforce debut at the “Strikeforce Challengers 16: Fodor vs Terry” event, where he suffered a decision loss to Jason High. The said misfortune broke his seven-fight win streak, which consisted of six stoppages and his KOTC championship victory over Koffi Adzitso.
Danny Davis, on the other hand, is a Muay Thai fighter who also holds a jiu-jitsu purple belt. “Dee1″ ceased his two consecutive losses with a whopping Brabo-choke submission victory over Mike Dizak at the SCC – Superior Cage Combat 2 event.
Check out the current Strikeforce Challengers 19 card after the break.Read the rest of the article »
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