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“Bigfoot” weighs in 34-pounds heavier than Fedor; “Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Silva” weigh-in results and photos

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.

Competing in the co-main event, Andrei “The Pit Bull” Arlovski weighed in at 242-pounds, while his opponent, Sergei Kharitonov, weighed in at 250-pounds.

“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]

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