All the contestants slated to compete in Saturday’s “Strikeforce: Nashville” event have tipped the scales inside the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. Tomorrow night’s extravaganza is now officially ready to go, as each fighter hit their required marks.
A trio of title bouts will headline the card, as Gilbert Melendez puts his lightweight belt on the line against Japanese import Shinya Aoki, light heavyweight champion Gegard Mousasi will defend his strap against Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal, and newly-signed Dan Henderson challenges middleweight champ Jake Shields.
Saturday’s night’s CBS primetime broadcast kicks off at 9PM ET/PT.
Here are the results of today’s weight contest:
Thomas Campbell (145.75) vs. Cody Floyd (145.25)
Dustin Ortiz (125) vs. Justin Pennington (124.25)
Zach Underwood (179.5) vs. Hunter Worsham (180.5)
Josh Schockman (205.25) vs. Cale Yarbrough (203.75)
Andrew Uhrich (171.5)* vs. Dustin West (169.5)
Chris Hawk (205.75) vs. Ovince St. Preux (205.5)
Jason “Mayhem” Miller (185) vs. Tim Stout (186)
Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal (204.25) vs. Gegard Mousasi (204.5 – Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Champion)
Shinya Aoki (154.5) vs. Gilbert Melendez (154.5 – Strikeforce Lightweight Champion)
Dan Henderson (185) vs. Jake Shields (184.75 – Strikeforce Middleweight Champion)
* – Uhrich has been given two hours to drop an additional one-half pound