Strikeforce “Carano vs. Cyborg” weigh in results & photos – Carano and Cyborg both hit their mark

Photo: Esther Lin/Strikeforce - Carano (left) and Cyborg face off for real tomorrow in a scheduled five-round, 5-minute fight for the first Strikeforce Female 145-pound Championship.
Photo: Esther Lin/Strikeforce - Carano (left) and Cyborg face off for real tomorrow in a scheduled five-round, 5-minute fight for the first Strikeforce Female 145-pound Championship.

PRO MMA (promma.info) is live on the scene from downtown San Jose to bring you all the news and notes from the weigh ins. Stay tuned to PRO MMA (promma.info) all weekend for all your Strikeforce coverage including play by play, interviews, photos and much more. Check out the complete weigh in photos here.

MAIN CARD
•Gina Carano vs. Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos 145lbs – Cyborg is up first to the scale.  Looking extremely lean with no cleavage to speak of.  She hit the scale @ 144.5 lbs.  Gina is up next to an enormous cheer from the crowd.  Also looking very fit(and with smalled cleavage) Gina comes in lighter @ 143 lbs. The main event is ON!

•Renato “Babalu” Sobral vs. Gegard Mousasi 205 – Gerard comes in @ 204 looking good. Sobral gets a good pop from the crowd and tips the scales @ 201lbs. Babalu has got his game face on and Mousasi is just smiling.

Photo: Esther Lin/Strikeforce - Gilbert Melendez (left) defends his Strikeforce interim lightweight crown against Mitsuhiro "Endless Fighter" Ishida.
Photo: Esther Lin/Strikeforce - Gilbert Melendez (left) defends his Strikeforce interim lightweight crown against Mitsuhiro

•Gilbert Melendez vs. Mitsuhiro Ishida 155lbs – Ishida is right on the money @ 155 lbs. A very determined El Nino is next on the scale also at 155lbs. They face off and walk away ready to go.

•Mike Kyle vs. Fabricio Werdum 265 – Kyle looking lean hits the scale @ 219lbs. Kyle is cornered by Bobby Southworth making up the all ass team! Werdum steps on the scale looking in great condition and his weight is 228. Werdum has that chute boxe look in his eye.

•Jay Hieron vs. Jesse Taylor 170 – Heiron comes in a pound under @ 169lbs. Taylor was actually over @ 172lbs. He now has 2 hours to drop a pound. Looks like it wont be an issue. Undercard fighters next.

Photo: Esther Lin/Strikeforce - Gina Carano came in at 143, two pounds under the weight limit, for her historic fight with Cyborg at HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif.
Photo: Esther Lin/Strikeforce - Gina Carano came in at 143, two pounds under the weight limit, for her historic fight with Cyborg at HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif.

UNDERCARD
•Mike Cook vs. Scott Lighty – Both fighter make their contracted weight of 205lbs.

•David “Tarzan” Douglas vs. Justin Wilcox 155 – Wilcox is SHREDDED @ 154 lbs. Not to be outdone Tarzan looks even bigger @ 156lbs. This shoot be the fight of the undercard in my opinion.

•Zak Bucia vs. James Terry170 – Again both fighters hit their weight at 169lbs each.

•Isaiah Hill vs. Alex Trevino – Trevino comes in at 156lbs. Isiah Hill is also 156 pounds and wins the craziest tatto award. Stay tuned for pics.

Big thanks to Chris Leo from Projekt Label for the upcoming photos!

Photo: Esther Lin/Strikeforce - Cris Cyborg, who is favored to win the historic main event tomorrow/Saturday on SHOWTIME (10:30 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the west coast), is all smiles after weighing in at 144 1/2 pounds Friday at the Marriott San Jose in San Jose, Calif.
Photo: Esther Lin/Strikeforce - Cris Cyborg, who is favored to win the historic main event tomorrow/Saturday on SHOWTIME (10:30 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the west coast), is all smiles after weighing in at 144 1/2 pounds Friday at the Marriott San Jose in San Jose, Calif.
Photo: Esther Lin/STRIKEFORCE - Renato "Babalu" Sobral (left) risks his Strikeforce light heavyweight belt against Gegard "The Dreamcatcher" Mousasi in one of the three world title fights on the Strikeforce mega-event.
Photo: Esther Lin/STRIKEFORCE - Renato "Babalu" Sobral (left) risks his Strikeforce light heavyweight belt against Gegard "The Dreamcatcher" Mousasi in one of the three world title fights on the Strikeforce mega-event.
Photo: Esther Lin/Strikeforce - The free open weigh-in was jam-packed with fans and media Friday.
Photo: Esther Lin/Strikeforce - The free open weigh-in was jam-packed with fans and media Friday.
Photo: Esther Lin/Strikeforce - The Strikeforce Ring Card Girls were a smash with those in attendance.
Photo: Esther Lin/Strikeforce - The Strikeforce Ring Card Girls were a smash with those in attendance.

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