Strikeforce Challenger Fighters Weigh-In

Written by Tom Ngo
May 14th, 2009

All of the fighters competing in Friday’s “Strikeforce Challenger: Aina vs. Evangelista” event tipped the scales Thursday inside the World Sports Café in Fresno, California. The promotion will be airing tonight on Showtime at 11PM EDT/PDT.

A lightweight clash between Mike Aina and Billy Evangelista will headline the card inside the Save Mart Center, and a female bout between Sarah Kaufman and Miesha Tate will co-headline the show.

Evangelista, who has been prefect through his first nine pro bouts, will be fighting in front of his hometown peeps, however Aina intends on raining on his parade.

“I plan to spoil his homecoming and win one for all my fans in my hometown in Hawaii, who have always been there and supported me,” Aina stated. “They are with me each and every time I step into the cage.”

Preliminary Bouts:

Spencer Herns (180.6) vs. Chad Sutton (184)
Fabricio Camoes (156.2) vs. Torrance Taylor (155.8)
Ousmane Thomas Diagne (155.6) vs. Kaleo Kwan (155.4)
Zolia Frausto (129.8) vs. Avery Vilche (122.8)
Cody Cantebury (160) vs. Ben Holscher (160.2)

Main Bouts:

Tito Jones (145.6) vs. Bao Quach (145.8)
Aaron Rosa (205.4) vs. Anthony Ruiz (205.2)
Lavar Johnson (246.4) vs. Carl Seumanutafa (250.5)
Sarah Kaufman (135) vs. Miesha Tate (135.4)
Mike Aina (157.2)* vs. Billy Evangelista (157.5)

Don’t forget to follow @5thRound on Twitter, Facebook and Google+!