The official weigh-in event for Strikeforce: "Overeem vs. Werdum" is set to take place on Friday, June 17, 2011, at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas.
The first fighter is expected to tip the scale at 5 p.m. local time.
As usual, MMAmania.com will provide the latest coverage of the Strikeforce weigh-ins, as well as provide a detailed recap of the festivities as soon as they conclude.
The Showtime televised event will feature the second leg of the promotion's heavyweight tournament, including match-ups that pit Strikeforce Heavyweight Champion Alistair Overeem against the jiu-jitsu stylings of Fabricio Werdum.
Also looking to make his way into the semifinals is former PRIDE star Josh Barnett when he takes on the hard-hitting Brett Rogers while Chad Griggs continues his unlikely run opposite Valentijn Overeem.
Here is the current Strikeforce: "Overeem vs. Werdum" line up:
265 lbs.: Alistair Overeem vs. Fabricio Werdum
265 lbs.: Josh Barnett vs. Brett Rogers
265 lbs.: Daniel Cormier vs. Jeff Monson
265 lbs.: Chad Griggs vs. Valentijn Overeem
155 lbs.: Jorge Masvidal vs. K.J. Noons
170 lbs.: Nah-Shon Burrell vs. Joe Ray
155 lbs.: Gesias Cavalcante vs. Justin Wilcox
155 lbs.: Magno Almeida vs. Conor Heun
170 lbs.: Mike Bronzoulis vs. Todd Moore
170 lbs.: Brian Melancon vs. Isaac Vallie-Flagg
For those fortunate enough to be in "The Lone Star State" this week remember that the weigh-in is FREE to attend and open to the public. Doors to the weigh-in will open at 3:00 p.m. local time.
In addition, fight fans can also attend a open Q&A session with NFL legend and part-time fighter Herschel Walker beginning at 3:30 p.m. local time.
Remember that MMAmania.com will provide LIVE blow-by-blow, round-by-round coverage of Strikeforce: "Overeem vs. Werdum," beginning with the Showtime telecast at 10 p.m. ET. In addition, we will deliver up-to-the-minute quick results of all the under card action much earlier on fight night.
It's going to be a fun night of fights so don't miss it. And remember to check us out for all the pre, during and post-fight Strikeforce coverage you can handle.