Upstart mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion Global Warrior Challenge (GWC) yesterday (Fri., June 28, 2013) held an official weigh-in event for "The British Invasion: U.S. vs U.K." at Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo., the host venue for this evening's (Sat., June 29, 2013) pay-per-view (PPV) event.
High-profile Strikeforce Heavyweight veteran Bobby Lashley was the last to tip the scale for his main event match against Matthew Larson, coming in well under the 265-pound division limit at a very muscular 241 pounds.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) alums Ricco Rodriguez, Kendall Grove, Drew Fickett, Andre Winner and Oli Thompson, as well as former World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) competitor, L.C. Davis, among others, were also in attendance.
Check out full GWC "The British Invasion: U.S. vs U.K." below:
265 lbs.: Bobby Lashley (241.1) vs. Matthew Larson (256.2)
215 lbs.: Ricco Rodriguez (213.9 vs. Marcin Lazarz (215)
155 lbs.: Drew Fickett (151) vs. Andre Winner (155.1)
190 lbs.: Kendall Grove (190.9) vs. Danny Mitchell (183.7)
265 lbs.: Kevin Asplund (260.3) vs. Oli Thompson (248.4)
135 lbs.: L.C. Davis (134.7) vs. James Saville (134.5)
265 lbs.: Jake Heun (229.6) vs. Dayman Lake (259.4)
185 lbs.: Wayne Cole (185.6) vs. Jack Marshman (185.4)
205 lbs.: Justin Davis (196.6) vs. Max Nunes (205.9)
170 lbs.: Jerome Martinez (169.3) vs. Michael Johnson (169.9)
155 lbs.: Tony Hevey (156) vs. Jake Murphy (155)
Doors to "The British Invasion: U.S. vs U.K." will open later this evening at 7 p.m. ET, with the first bout scheduled for 8:30 p.m. ET. Handling play-by-play duties for the fight card will be highly-respected "Inside MMA" lead reporter/news anchor Ron Kruck. Providing color commentary will be former UFC Lightweight Champion Jens Pulver, and "MMA H.E.A.T." host Karyn Bryant will also join the announce table. In addition, well-respected ring announcer Mike Markham.
At "The British Invasion: U.S. vs U.K.," 11 action-packed fights are scheduled that will feature some of the best fighters from the United States and the United Kingdom as they battle each other in a country versus country format.
MMAmania.com will deliver GWC "The British Invasion: U.S. vs U.K." results later this evening.