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“Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Daley” Weigh-Ins Free and Open to Public

Written by Tom Ngo
April 8th, 2011
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UFC Strikeforce Paul Daley

The official weigh-ins for “Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Daley” takes place today inside the Crowne Plaza Hotel in San Diego, California. Friday’s festivities are free and open to the public.

The first fighter is scheduled to weigh-in at approximately 8PM ET/5PM PT.

Fans are encouraged to attend an autograph session with several Strikeforce superstars at 4PM local time. Champions Dan Henderson, Marloes Coenen, as well as Heavyweight Grand Prix participant Josh Barnett will be on hand for the meet and greet.

Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Daley” is the organization’s first major event under Zuffa, LLC’s watch. The show features a welterweight title fight between champ Nick Diaz and Paul Daley. Lightweight king Gilbert Melendez defends his strap against Tatsuya Kawajiri in the night’s co-main event.

Here are the contestants that will be tipping the scales later this evening:

Preliminary Bouts:

Casey Ryan vs. Paul Song
Edgar Cardenas vs. Rolando Perez
A.J. Matthews vs. Herman Terrado
Saad Awad vs. Joe Duarte
Brett Albee vs. Virgil Zwicker
Takaya Hiroyuki vs. Robert Peralta

Main Bouts:

Shinya Aoki vs. Lyle Beerbohm
Gegard Mousasi vs. Keith Jardine
Tatsuya Kawajiri vs. Gilbert Melendez (Strikeforce Lightweight Champion)
Paul Daley vs. Nick Diaz (Strikeforce Welterweight Champion)

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