Saturday, July 14, 2012

Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy Weigh-in Results

Fighters gathered at the Rose Garden Arena in Portland, Oregon for today’s official weigh-ins for the Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy event. A total of eighteen fighters stepped onto the scales with Strikeforce middleweight champ Luke Rockhold and Lorenz Larkin, who makes his 185-lbs debut, failing to make weight. Both fighters weighed in 0.5-lbs overweight for their bouts, with Larkins making weight on his second attempt and both Kennedy and Larkins made weight on their second attempts.
Rockhold is scheduled to defend his title against Tim Kennedy (184.5) in the main event of the SHOWTIME televised event, which goes down at the same venue tomorrow night.
The co-main event has welterweights Tyron Woodley (169.5) and Nathan Marquardt (169.5) squaring off for the vacant Strikeforce welterweight title.
The full weigh-in results for the latest Strikeforce event are as follows:
Main Card (Showtime)
Middleweight title bout: (c) Luke Rockhold (185.5)* vs. Tim Kennedy (184.5) – for middleweight title
Welterweight title bout: Nate Marquardt (169.5) vs. Tyron Woodley (169.5)
Middleweight bout: Roger Gracie (186) vs. Keith Jardine (185.5)
Middleweight bout: Lorenz Larkin (186)+ vs. Robbie Lawler (186)
Preliminary Card (Showtime Extreme)
Lightweight bout: Pat Healy (156) vs. Mizuto Hirota (156)
Lightweight bout: Ryan Couture (155.5) vs. Joe Duarte (155.5)
Lightweight bout: Jorge Masvidal (155.5) vs. Justin Wilcox (156)
Welterweight bout: Jordan Mein (170) vs. Tyler Stinson (170.5)
Welterweight bout: Jason High (171) vs. Nate Moore (171)
* Luke Rockhold has two hours to lose the 0.5 lbs
+ Larkin weighed 186.5 lbs on first attempt, made weight on second attempt