Strikeforce: Houston weigh-in results, photos

Defending his Strikeforce light heavyweight title for the first time, Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal (left) will face Rafael "Feijao" Cavalcante in the "Strikeforce: Houston" main event. "Strikeforce: Houston" airs live on Showtime Saturday night, Aug. 21, 2010, at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. Photo courtesy of Esther Lin/Strikeforce

HOUSTON – The fighters competing at tonight’s “Strikeforce: Houston” event weighed in Friday at the Toyota Center in downtown Houston, Texas. Lightweight competitor K.J. Noons was a ¼ lb. over the 156 lb. non-title fight limit. However, being the nice guy he is, his opponent, Jorge Gurgel, let it go without protest.

Headliners “King Mo” and “Feijao” both weighed in more than a pound under their 205 lb. light heavyweight title fight limit. Co-headliner Tim Kennedy was right on the middleweight money, while his opponent “Jacare” was a ¼ lb. under the 185 lb. title fight limit. Heavyweight Bobby Lashley was 20 lbs. under the 266 lb. non-title fight limit, while his opponent Chad Griggs weighed in 17 ½ lbs. less than the former WWE wrestler.

ProMMAnow.com will provide live results and play-by-play commentary of tonight’s “Strikeforce: Houston” event which airs live on Showtime starting at 10:00 p.m. ET.

MAIN CARD (Televised)

  • Champ Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal (203.75) vs. Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante (203.5)
  • Tim Kennedy (185) vs. Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza (184.75)
  • Jorge Gurgel (154.75) vs. K.J. Noons (156.25)
  • Chad Griggs (228.5) vs. Bobby Lashley (246)

PRELIMINARY CARD (Not Televised)

  • Daniel Cormier (249) vs. Jason Riley (256.5)
  • Andre Galvao (170.75) vs. Jorge Patino (170.8)
  • Rocky Long (146.25) vs. Vinicius “Draculino” Magalhaes (144.5)
  • Kier Gooch (155.25) vs. Adam Schindler (155.5)
  • Jose Santibanez (154.25) vs. Reynaldo Trujillo (155.25)
  • Humberto DeLeon (127) vs. Chad Robichaux (131)
  • Chad Cook (205) vs. Arteneus Young (204)

[All photos by Esther Lin/Strikeforce]
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