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“Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal” Weigh-Ins Video

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
December 17th, 2011
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Better late than never. A live stream of the “Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal” weigh-ins were not made available, but Showtime has finally released the highlights from Friday’s festivities.

Watch as the card’s main contestants tip the scales to make things official for tonight’s scraps. All eight featured fighters hit their required marks, including lightweight champ Gilbert Melendez and Jorge Masivdal (Pictured).

The 155-pound championship affair will headline the event.

The Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, California hosted yesterday’s weigh-ins and will do the same for tonight’s show.

Saturday’s Showtime broadcast begins at 10:30PM ET/PT.

Please click the media player below to watch the weigh-ins:

Here are the official results from Friday’s weight competition:

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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