Strikeforce weigh in results LIVE from Dallas for 'Overeem vs Werdum'


The official weigh-in event for Strikeforce: "Overeem vs. Werdum" took place earlier today (Friday, June 17, 2011) live from the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas.

Of the 20 fighters set to compete on tomorrow night's card, only welterweight Brian Melancon was unable to hit his mark, tipping the scale at a bloated 175-pounds.

The rest of the weigh-in festivities went off without a hitch.

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.

Complete "Overeem vs. Werdum" weigh in results after the jump:

Main Event:

265 lbs.: Alistair Overeem (256) vs. Fabricio Werdum (246)

Main Card:

265 lbs.: Josh Barnett (256) vs. Brett Rogers (258)
265 lbs.: Daniel Cormier (239.5) vs. Jeff Monson (234)
265 lbs.: Chad Griggs (234) vs. Valentijn Overeem (234.5)
155 lbs.: Jorge Masvidal (155) vs. K.J. Noons (156)

Preliminary Card:

180 lbs.: Nah-Shon Burrell (179) vs. Joe Ray (180)
155 lbs.: Gesias Cavalcante (155) vs. Justin Wilcox (156)
155 lbs.: Magno Almeida (155) vs. Conor Heun (155)
170 lbs.: Mike Bronzoulis (170) vs. Todd Moore (169.5)
170 lbs.: Brian Melancon (175*) vs. Isaac Vallie-Flagg (170)

Remember that 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.

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