The official weigh-in for the July 14th Strikeforce event. Watch as Luke Rockhold, Tim Kennedy, Tyron Woodley, Nate Marquardt hit the scales one day before their big fight on Saturday July 14 at 10PM ET/PT on SHOWTIME
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Not every fighter made weight Friday at the Rose Garden in Portland, Oregon for Saturday’s Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy. In fact, the only one who didn’t is middleweight champion and co-headliner Luke Rockhold.
In championship bouts, fighters are not afforded a customary one pound allowance and must make the precise weight limit of their division. The AKA middleweight product was unable to get below 185.5lbs and will now have two hours to lose one-half pound. His opponent in Tim Kennedy weighed in at 184.5 pounds.
Tomorrow’s preliminary card begins at 8 p.m. ET and will air on Showtime Extreme. The main card will begin at 10 p.m. ET on Showtime.
All weights for each fighter in each bout are below:
Luke Rockhold (185.5lbs*) vs. Tim Kennedy (184.5lbs)
Nate Marquardt (169.5lbs) vs. Tyron Woodley (169.5lbs)
Roger Gracie (186lbs) vs. Keith Jardine (185.5lbs)
Lorenz Larkin (186.5lbs) vs. Robbie Lawler (186lbs)
Pat Healy (156lbs) vs. Mizuto Hirota (156lbs)
Ryan Couture (155.5lbs) vs. Joe Duarte (155.5lbs)
Jorge Masvidal (155.5lbs) vs. Justin Wilcox (156lb)
Jordan Mein (170lbs) vs. Tyler Stinson (170.5lbs)
Jason High (171lbs) vs. Nate Moore (171lbs)
*Did not reach strict middleweight limit.
All 22 fighters made weight for their bouts, with the headliners checking in at 186-pound limit.
The main-event will be a five-round battle for position in the middleweight division, as contenders vie to stand out in the race to get a shot at champion Anderson Silva. Munoz has won four straight fights; Weidman, undefeated in his MMA career at 8-0, is 4-0 in the UFC.
Main Card (Fuel TV):
-Mark Munoz (186) vs. Chris Weidman (186)
-James TeHuna (205) vs. Joey Beltran (205)
-Aaron Simpson (171) vs. Kenny Robertson (170)
-Karlos Vemola (186) vs. Francis Carmont (186)
-T.J. Dillashaw (136) vs. Vaughan Lee (135)
-Rafael dos Anjos (156) vs. Anthony Njokuani (136)
Preliminary Card (on Facebook):
-Damacio Page (136) vs. Alex Caceres (136)
-Chris Cariaso (125) vs. Josh Ferguson (125)
-Rafael Natal (186) vs. Andrew Craig (185)
-Marcelo Guimares (171) vs. Dan Stittgen (170)
-Raphael Assuncao (136) vs. Issei Tamura (135)
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