"Strikeforce: Lawler vs. Shields" Weigh-Ins on June 5th

Written by Tom Ngo
May 30th, 2009

For all you hardcore Strikeforce fans out in the Lou, the organization has officially announced that they will be hosting the weigh-ins for their June 6th “Lawler vs. Shields” event for free inside of Al Hrabosky’s Ballpark Saloon in St. Louis, Missouri.

That Friday, fans will be able to support their favorite Strikeforce fighters as they tip the scales at 3PM local time/4PM EDT. The card will be headlined by former EliteXC middleweight champ Robbie Lawler fighting former EliteXC welterweight title holder Jake Shields at a catch-weight of 182 pounds.

Opening up for them will be former UFC light heavyweight champ Andrei Arlovski facing an undefeated Brett Rogers, as well as Nick Diaz meeting Scott Smith in a catch-weight bout at 180.

Here is the roster that will be competing inside of the Scottrade Center on June 6th:

Preliminary Bouts:

Booker DeRousse vs. James Wade
Pat Benson vs. Dave Cochran
Lucas Lopes vs. Scott Ventimiglia
Tyron Woodley vs. Sal Woods
Josh Bumgarner vs. Jesse Finney
Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante vs. Jared Hamman

Main Bouts:

Kevin Randleman vs. Mike Whitehead
Joe Riggs vs. Phil Baroni
Nick Diaz vs. Scott Smith (Catch-Weight of 180 Pounds)
Andrei Arlovski vs. Brett Rogers
Robbie Lawler vs. Jake Shields (Catch-Weight of 182 Pounds)

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