The official weigh-in event for Strikeforce Challengers 19 took place today (Sept. 22, 2011) in the Key West Ballroom of Las Vegas' Palms Casino Resort. It was the last pre-fight event before tomorrow night's card, which airs live on Showtime at 11 p.m. ET in Las Vegas, Nevada.
All but one of the 18 fighters scheduled to compete at the event hit their contracted weights. Only Quinn Mulhern missed the 170-pound welterweight limit by coming in an astounding 5.5 pounds over the limit.
His opponent, Danny Davis, agree to take the fight at a catchweight of 176.5-pounds.
"Larkin vs. Rossborough" will feature a main event pitting undefeated rising light heavyweight Lorenz Larkin against ruthless mat monger Nick Rossborough. Ryan Couture also returns to action on the card.
Complete Challengers 19 weigh-in results are as follows:
Main card (Showtime):
Lorenz Larkin (206) vs. Nick Rossborough (206)
Lavar Johnson (249) vs. Shawn Jordan (248)
Ryan Couture (156) vs. Maka Watson (155)
Jason High (170.5) vs. Todd Moore (169)
Brian Melancon (170) vs. Felipe Portela (170.5)
Preliminary Card (May not be broadcast):
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