Fedor Emelianenko, Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva, and the rest of the “Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Silva” main card successfully weighed in on Friday for Saturday’s Showtime-televised event in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
Emelianenko vs. Silva and Andrei Arlovski vs. Sergei Kharitonov kick off Strikeforce’s heavyweight grand prix at the event, which also includes a trio of reserve bouts for the eight-man tournament.
The official Strikeforce weigh-in results were:
MAIN CARD (Showtime)
- Fedor Emelianenko (230) vs. Antonio Silva (264) (heavyweight GP quarterfinal)
- Andrei Arlovski (242) vs. Sergei Kharitonov (250) (heavyweight GP quarterfinals)
- Shane Del Rosario (248) vs. Lavar Johnson (243) (heavyweight GP reserve)
- Chad Griggs (229) vs. Gian Villante (227) (heavyweight GP reserve)
- Valentijn Overeem (239) vs. Ray Sefo (249) (heavyweight GP reserve)
PRELIMINARY CARD (HDNet)
- John Cholish (155.75) vs. Marc Stevens (156.5)
- Igor Gracie (170.75) vs. John Salgado (170)
- Sam Oropeza (169.75) vs. Don Carlo-Clauss (170.4)
- Anthony Leone (146.2) vs. Josh LaBerge (145.75)
- Kevin Roddy (145.75) vs. Jason McLean (145.5)
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