EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The “Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Silva” fighter weigh-ins took place at the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, N.J. on Friday.
Headlining the all-heavyweight televised card, Fedor Emelianenko came in at 230-pounds, while his opponent, Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva, came in a whopping 34-pounds heavier at 264-pounds, just two pounds under the 266-pound heavyweight non-title fight limit.
“Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Silva” marks the opening round of the Strikeforce heavyweight tournament and will air LIVE on Showtime Saturday night, Feb. 12, at 10 p.m. ET.
“Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Silva” weigh-in results:
MAIN CARD (Televised on Showtime)
- Fedor Emelianenko (230) vs. Antonio Silva (264)
- Andrei Arlovski (242) vs. Sergei Kharitonov (250)
- Shane Del Rosario (248) vs. Lavar Johnson (243)
- Chad Griggs (229) vs. Gian Villante (227)
- Valentijn Overeem (239) vs. Ray Sefo (249)
PRELIMINARY CARD (Not Televised)
- John Cholish (155.75) vs. Marc Stevens (156.4)**
- Igor Gracie (170.75) vs. John Salgado (170)
- Don Carlo-Clauss (170.5) vs. Sam Oropeza (169.75)
- Josh LaBerge (145.75) vs. Anthony Leone (146.2)*
- Jason McLean (145.5) vs. Kevin Roddy (145.75)
*Leone has one hour to make the 146-pound limit
**Cholish allowed Stevens the extra weight, making the fight official
[All photos by Esther Lin/Strikeforce]