Strikeforce weigh in results, information and details for 'Barnett vs Kharitonov' on Sept. 9 in Cincinnati

via www.anthonyhardin.com

The official weigh-in event for Strikeforce: "Barnett vs. Kharitonov" is set to take place on Friday, Sept. 9, 2011, at the U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio.

The first fighter is expected to tip the scale at 4 p.m. ET.

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 continuation of the heavyweight grand prix tournament. Josh Barnett headlines the show opposite Sergei Kharitonov in their semifinal match-up.

The other semifinal bout will pit "Bigfoot," Antonio Silva, against late replacement for Alistair Overeem, wrestling standout Daniel Cormier.

Also on the card is a middleweight championship bout with titleholder Ronaldo Souza defending his strap against inactive challenger Luke Rockhold.

Here is the current Strikeforce: "Barnett vs. Kharitonov" line up:

Main Event:

265 lbs.: Josh Barnett vs. Sergei Kharitonov

Main Card (Showtime):

265 lbs.: Daniel Cormier vs. Antonio Silva
185 lbs.: Ronaldo Souza vs. Luke Rockhold
205 lbs.: Roger Gracie vs. Muhammed Lawal
155 lbs.: Maximo Blanco vs. Pat Healy

Preliminary Card (May not be televised):


205 lbs.: Rafael Cavalcante vs. Yoel Romero
170 lbs.: Jordan Mein vs. Evangelista Santos
205 lbs.: Mike Kyle vs. Marcos Rogerio de Lima
145 lbs.: Alexis Davis vs. Amanda Nunes
185 lbs.: Chris Mierzwiak vs. Dominique Steele

For those fortunate enough to be in "Queen City," 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.

Remember that MMAmania.com will provide LIVE blow-by-blow, round-by-round coverage of Strikeforce: "Barnett vs. Kharitonov," 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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