After months of waiting the first round of the Strikeforce World Grand Prix is on the cusp of concluding with the remaining quartet of quarterfinalists ready to throw down tomorrow night in Dallas, Texas at “Strikeforce: Overeem vs. Werdum”.
The event is headlined by top seeds Alistair Overeem and Fabricio Werdum revisiting their rivalry after the Brazilian BJJer submitted Overeem five years ago at a PRIDE event. On the other side, Josh Barnett returns to the ring with former title-contender Brett Rogers standing in his way of advancing in the tournament.
The foursome finalized their respective match-ups earlier today when the group, along with the rest of the fighters set to scrap on Saturday evening, stepped on the scale and made weight.
Read below for a list of “Strikeforce: Overeem vs. Werdum” weigh-in results as they unfold live from Dallas. All figures have been rounded to the nearest quarter-pound:
Brian Melancon (175 lbs) vs. Isaac Vallie-Flagg (170 lbs)
Nah-Shon Burrell (179 lbs) vs. Joe Ray (180 lbs)
Conor Heun (155 lbs) vs. Magno Almeida (155 lbs)
Todd Moore (169.5 lbs) vs. Mike Bronzoulis (170 lbs)
Gesias “JZ” Cavalcante (155 lbs) vs. Justin Wilcox (156 lbs)
Valentijn Overeem (234.5 lbs) vs. Chad Griggs (234 lbs)
Daniel Cormier (239.5 lbs) vs. Jeff Monson (234 lbs)
K.J. Noons (156 lbs) vs. Jorge Masvidal (155 lbs)
Josh Barnett (256 lbs) vs. Brett Rogers (258 lbs)
Alistair Overeem (256 lbs) vs. Fabricio Werdum (246 lbs)