The official weigh-in event for the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix Semifinals is now in the books, as all 20 fighters scheduled to do battle on tomorrow night's (Sept. 10) fight card from the U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio, hit their respective marks without incident.
It was a rather tepid affair, with most of the combatants mugging meanly, but no extracurricular activities to speak of.
Strikeforce: "Barnett vs. Kharitonov" will feature the second leg of the promotion's heavyweight grand prix tournament, pitting Josh Barnett vs. Sergei Kharitonov and Daniel Cormier vs. Antonio Silva in semifinal match-ups.
Also booked for "Queen City" is a middleweight showdown between 185-pound champion Ronaldo Souza and division number one contender Luke Rockhold.
Complete Strikeforce: "Barnett vs. Kharitonov" weigh in results after the jump:
265 lbs.: Josh Barnett (261) vs. Sergei Kharitonov (256.5)
Main Card (Showtime):
265 lbs.: Daniel Cormier (247) vs. Antonio Silva (264.5)
185 lbs.: Ronaldo Souza (185) vs. Luke Rockhold (185)
205 lbs.: Roger Gracie (205) vs. Muhammed Lawal (205)
155 lbs.: Maximo Blanco (155) vs. Pat Healy (155)
Preliminary Card (May not be televised):
205 lbs.: Rafael Cavalcante (205) vs. Yoel Romero (205)
170 lbs.: Jordan Mein (170) vs. Evangelista Santos (170)
205 lbs.: Mike Kyle (205) vs. Marcos Rogerio de Lima (205)
135 lbs.: Alexis Davis (135) vs. Amanda Nunes (134.5)
185 lbs.: Chris Mierzwiak (185) vs. Dominique Steele (184.5)
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.