SAN DIEGO – Fighter weigh-ins for “Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal” took place Friday afternoon at Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, the same location that will host Saturday’s Showtime-televised event.
Originally scheduled for a welterweight bout, Roger Bowling and Jerron Peoples agreed to a catchweight of 179 pounds after it became obvious Peoples could not make weight. However, Peoples still missed weight, coming in at 180.5 pounds. He was given additional time to try and make the newly contracted catchweight but failed and will have to pay a fine. Bowling weighed in at 170 pounds.
The official weigh-in results are as follows:
MAIN CARD (Showtime)
- (Title) Champ Gilbert Melendez (155) vs. Jorge Masvidal (155)
- (Title) Champ Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos (145) vs. Hiroko Yamanaka (145)
- Gegard Mousasi (206) vs. Ovince St. Preux (206)
- Billy Evangelista (156) vs. K.J. Noons (156)
- Caros Fodor (156) vs. Justin Wilcox (156)
- Roger Bowling (170) vs. Jerron Peoples (180.5)
- Devin Cole (248) vs. Gabriel Salinas-Jones (265)
- Fernando Gonzalez (186) vs. Eddie Mendez (186)
- Chris Brown (170) vs. Herman Terrado (170.5)
NOTE: We’ve got our Fisttacuff crew on the scene in San Diego for this card, so stay tuned for tons of exclusive interviews and video content.