The official weigh-in event for the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix Tournament Final is set to take place on Friday, May 18, 2012, at the HP Pavilion Concourse in San Jose, California.
The first fighter is expected to tip the scale at 4 p.m. PT.
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.
Set to headline the card are tournament finalists Josh Barnett vs. Daniel Cormier, who will compete for the grand prix championship and the right to challenge one more fighter under the Strikeforce banner before the promotion eliminates the 265-pound division for good.
Also getting their hands dirty (again) are Gilbert Melendez vs. Josh Thomson for "El Nino's" 155-pound belt. Their upcoming rubber match will settle a longstanding feud that began nearly four years ago.
That's not all.
Here is the current Strikeforce: "Barnett vs. Cormier" fight card and line up:
265 lbs.: Josh Barnett vs. Daniel Cormier for the Heavyweight World Grand Prix Championship
Main Card (Showtime):
155 lbs.: Strikeforce Lightweight Champion Gilbert Melendez vs. Josh Thomson
205 lbs.: Rafael Cavalcante vs. Mike Kyle
170 lbs.: Nah-Shon Burrell vs. Chris Spang
Preliminary Card (Showtime Extreme):
155 lbs.: Gesias Cavalcante vs. Isaac Vallie-Flagg
205 lbs.: Virgil Zwicker vs. Guto Inocente
205 lbs.: Derrick Mehmen vs. Gian Villante
170 lbs.: Quinn Mulhern vs. Yuri Villefort
Remember that MMAmania.com will provide LIVE blow-by-blow, round-by-round coverage of Strikeforce: "Barnett vs. Cormier," 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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