Here are all the details for the event, which is free and open to the public, this Friday (Aug. 14) at 4 p.m. PT from the Marriott in downtown, San Jose, Calif.:
WHO: All fighters who will compete in this Saturday’s eagerly anticipated, STRIKEFORCE world championship Mixed Martial Arts event at HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif.
WHAT: Media and fans are invited to attend the official weigh-in for the historic "STRIKEFORCE: Carano vs. Cyborg’’ mega-fight card this Saturday, Aug. 15, at HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif, live on SHOWTIME® (10:30 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the west coast).
Gina "Conviction" Carano (7-0) and Cris Cyborg (7-1) will clash in the main event for the first STRIKEFORCE 145-pound Female Championship. Other STRIKEFORCE world title fights: Renato "Babalu" Sobral (35-8) will defend his light heavyweight belt against superstar Gegard "The Dreamcatcher’’ Mousasi (25-2-1) and Gilbert "El Nino" Melendez (15-2) will put his interim lightweight title on the line in a rematch against Mitsuhiro "The Endless Fighter’’ Ishida (18-5-1).
WHERE: Salon I, II, and III at San Jose Marriott, 301 South Market Street, San Jose, 95113, (408) 280-1300.
MMAmania.com will, naturally, provide the latest coverage of the weigh-in, as well as provide a detailed recap of the festivities as soon as they conclude.
Remember also that MMAmania.com will provide LIVE blow-by-blow, round-by-round coverage of "Carano vs. Cyborg," beginning with the Showtime telecast at 10:30 p.m. ET. In addition, we will deliver up-to-the-minute quick results of all the under card action around 8:30 p.m. ET that same night.
To check out the latest Strikeforce: "Carano vs. Cyborg" fight card click here.