The official weigh-in event for Strikeforce: "Henderson vs. Babalu" is set to take place this Friday (Dec. 3, 2010) at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri.
The first fighter is expected to tip the scale at 5 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.
"Henderson vs. Babalu" will feature a light heavyweight rematch between longtime veterans of the sport, Dan Henderson and Renato Sobral. "Hendo" defeated "Babalu" via majority decision under the RINGS banner way back in 1999.
Also strapping on the gloves will be Scott Smith, as "Hands of Steel" makes his welterweight debut against hard-hitting British banger Paul "Semtex" Daley.
Here is the current Strikeforce: "Henderson vs. Babalu" line up:
205 lbs.: Dan Henderson vs. Renato "Babalu" Sobral
Main Card (Televised):
205 lbs.: Scott Carson vs. TBA
170 lbs.: Paul Daley vs. Scott Smith
185 lbs.: Robbie Lawler vs. Matt Lindland
265 lbs.: Antonio Silva vs. TBA
Preliminary Card (May not be televised):
170 lbs.: Fernando Bettega vs. Wayne Phillips
155 lbs.: Justin Lawrence vs. Max Martytniouk
185 lbs.: Terrell Brown vs. Patrick Cummins
205 lbs.: Lee Brousseau vs. Mike Glenn
130 lbs.: Ben Brown vs. J.W. Wright
For those fortunate enough to be in St. Louis this week 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: "Henderson vs. Babalu," 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.