The field of Strikeforce fighters scheduled to compete at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California on November 21 recently tipped the scales at the Palm Court in the lobby area of Hotel DeAnza for the official "Destruction" weigh-ins.
MMA veterans Yves Edwards and Duane "Bang" Ludwig will face off at a catch weight of 164 pounds after lightweight champion Josh "The Punk" Thomson was forced to bow out of the match due to a foot injury.
In addition, Kim Couture had already agreed to fight Lina Kvokov prior to the weigh-ins after being informed that Kvokov would not be able to hit the 130lb mark.
All other fighters on the card made their respective weights.
Here are the official results:
205 lbs.: Bobby Southworth (204) vs. Renato "Babalu" Sobral (204)
155 lbs.: Yves Edwards (164) vs. Duane "Bang" Ludwig (163)
170 lbs.: Joe "Diesel" Riggs (170.5) vs. Luke Stewart (170.5)
185 lbs.: Scott "Hands of Steel" Smith (185.5) vs. Terry Martin (186)
130 lbs.: Kim Couture (132) vs. Lina Kvokov (133)
Under card (May not be broadcast):
175 lbs.: Lemont Davis (173) vs. Brian Schwartz (175)
135 lbs.: Brad Royster (134) vs. Darren Uyenoyama (136)
185 lbs.: Tony Johnson (184) vs. Eric Lawson (185)
145 lbs.: Alvin Cacdac (143) vs. Jose Palacios (145)
155 lbs.: Bobby Stack (155) vs. Cyrillo Padilha (156)
155 lbs.: Zakary Bucia (169) vs. Adam Steele (168)
185 lbs.: Kurt Osiander (185) vs. Josh Neal (184)
185 lbs.: Nik Theotikos (185.5) vs. Luke Rockhold (185.5)
*Note: Fighters are allowed to weigh one pound more than the division limit in non-title fights.
HP Pavilion doors will open for Strikeforce: "Destruction" at 5:30 p.m. MT and the preliminary card will begin at 6:00 p.m. MST. The main card will commence at 7:30 p.m. MT, which will air on HDNet live at this time.
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