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“Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal” Weigh-In Results

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
December 16th, 2011
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Strikeforce Gilbert Melendez

All the fighters slated to participate in tomorrow night’s “Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal” event tipped the scales Friday inside the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, California.

Saturday’s show will be headlined by a lightweight title bout between champion Gilbert Melendez (Pictured) and Jorge Masvidal. Women’s featherweight champion Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos defends her throne against Hiroko Yamanaka in the night’s co-main event.

The Showtime broadcast begins at 10:30PM ET/PT.

Here are the official results from today’s weigh-ins:

Preliminary Bouts:

Herman Terrado (170.5) vs. Chris Brown (170)

Fernando Gonzalez (186) vs. Eddie Mendez (186)

Devin Cole (248) vs. Gabriel Salinas-Jones (265)

Roger Bowling (170) vs. Jerron Peoples (180.5)*

Justin Wilcox (156) vs. Caros Fodor (156)

Main Bouts:

K.J. Noons (156) vs. Billy Evangelista (156)

Gegard Mousasi (206) vs. Ovince St. Preux (206)

Hiroko Yamanaka (145) vs. Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos (145 – Strikeforce Women’s Featherweight Champion)

Jorge Masvidal (155) vs Gilbert Melendez (155 – Strikeforce Lightweight Champion)

* – Welterweight bout will now be a 181-pound catchweight contest. Peoples was fined 20 percent of his show purse for missing weight.

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