“Strikeforce HW GP Semifinals: Barnett vs. Kharitonov” Live Weigh-Ins (4PM ET/1PM PT)

Written by Tom Ngo
September 9th, 2011

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The official weigh-ins for “Strikeforce HW GP Semifinals: Barnett vs. Kharitonov” takes place today inside the U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio. Watch Friday’s weight contest live on HDNet starting at 4PM ET/1PM PT.

The same arena will host tomorrow night’s festivities, which features Strikeforce’s Heavyweight Grand Prix. Replacement Daniel Cormier faces Antonio Silva in one semifinals matchup, while Josh Barnett (Pictured) faces Sergei Kharitonov in the card’s main event.

Showtime will broadcast the main card at 10:30PM ET/PT.

Here are the contestants that will be tipping the scales this afternoon:

Preliminary Bouts:


Dominique Steele vs. Chris Mierzwiak

Amanda Nunes vs. Alexis Davis

Jordan Mein vs. Evangelista “Cyborg” Santos

Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante vs. Yoel Romero

Mike Kyle vs. Marcos Rogerio de Lima

Main Bouts:

(Showtime 10:30PM ET/PT)

Maximo Blanco vs. Patrick Healy

Roger Gracie vs. Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal

Luke Rockhold vs. Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza (Strikeforce Middleweight Champion)

Heavyweight Grand Prix Semifinals:

Daniel Cormier vs. Antonio Silva

Josh Barnett vs. Sergei Kharitonov

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