All the fighters slated to participate in tomorrow night’s “Strikeforce HW GP Semifinals: Barnett vs. Kharitonov” event tipped the scales Friday inside the U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza will defend his middleweight crown against Luke Rockhold in the card’s third-to-last scrap.
Strikeforce’s Heavyweight Grand Prix will headline the show. Daniel Cormier meets Antonio Silva in one semifinal scrap, while Josh Barnett (Pictured) battles Sergei Kharitonov in the other 2ndRound matchup.
HDNet airs the preliminary card live at 8PM ET/5PM PT and Showtime will broadcast the main bouts at 10:30PM ET/PT.
Here are the official results from today’s weigh-ins:
(HDNet 8PM ET/5PM PT)
Dominique Steele (184.5) vs. Chris Mierzwiak (185)
Amanda Nunes (134.5) vs. Alexis Davis (135)
Jordan Mein (170) vs. Evangelista “Cyborg” Santos (170)
Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante (205) vs. Yoel Romero (205)
Mike Kyle (205) vs. Marcos Rogerio de Lima (205)
(Showtime 10:30PM ET/PT)
Maximo Blanco (155) vs. Patrick Healy (155)
Roger Gracie (205) vs. Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal (205)
Luke Rockhold (185) vs. Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza (185 – Strikeforce Middleweight Champion)
Heavyweight Grand Prix Semifinals:
Daniel Cormier (247) vs. Antonio Silva (264)
Josh Barnett (261) vs. Sergei Kharitonov (256.5)