Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos weighed-in six pounds over the 146-pound limit for her scheduled bout against Hitomi Akano on Friday in San Jose, California, and must shed an additional 2.5 pounds by 8pm PT for the bout to remain on the Strikeforce: Shamrock vs. Diaz card, which takes place on Saturday at the HP Pavilion in San Jose and airs live on Showtime.
The remainder of the main card, including headliners Nick Diaz and Frank Shamrock and interim lightweight title challengers Rodrigo Damm and Gilbert Melendez, successfully made weight.
The official weigh-in results were:
- 180: Nick Diaz (180) vs. Frank Shamrock (180)
- 155: Rodrigo Damm (154.5) vs. Gilbert Melendez (154)
- 185: Benji Radach (184) vs. Scott Smith (184)
- 145: Hitomi Akano (143.5) vs. Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos (152)*
- 265: Ron “Abongo” Humphrey (239.5) vs. Brett Rogers (262.5)
- 185: Buck Meredith (185) vs. Luke Rockhold (186)
- 185: Waylon Kennell (185.5) vs. Eric Lawson (186)
- 185: Raul Castillo (183) vs. Brandon Michaels (187.5)**
- 170: Zak Bucia (170) vs. James Terry (170)
- 135: Shingo Kohara (136) vs. Jeremy Tavares (134.5)
* Santos must lose an additional 2.5 pounds for the bout to take place as scheduled as six pounds is the maximum overage permitted in California.
** Michaels failed to make weight by 1.5 pounds on his first attempt.