Saturday, August 15, 2009
"Strikeforce: Carano vs. Cyborg" official weigh-in results
Most notably, headliners and championship hopefuls Gina Carano and Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos, who both have struggled making weight in the past, comfortably made the 145-pound limit. Santos weighed 144.5 pounds, and Carano tipped the scale at 143.
In fact, the only fighter who didn't initially make weight was late substitute Jesse Taylor, who replaced Nick Diaz (in a fight with Jay Hieron) on just a week's notice. He weighed 172 pounds on his first attempt but successfully got down to 169.5 pound on his second try.
The full weigh-in results included:
Gina Carano (143) vs. Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos (144.5)
Champ Renato "Babalu" Sobral (201) vs. Gegard Mousasi (204)
Champ Gilbert Melendez (155) vs. Mitsuhiro Ishida (155)
Mike Kyle (219) vs. Fabricio Werdum (228)
Jay Hieron (169) vs. Jesse Taylor (169.5)*
PRELIMINARY CARD (un-aired)
Mike Cook (205) vs. Scott Lighty (202)
David "Tarzan" Douglas (156) vs. Justin Wilcox (154)
Zak Bucia (170) vs. James Terry (169)
Isaiah Hill (156) vs. Alex Trevino (156)
Posted by Turtle at 1:40 AM