Strikeforce – Challengers Series 4 weigh-in photos & quotes

Photo by Esther Lin - Strikeforce - Challengers Series 4 airs live on Showtime Friday, Nov. 6.

(PRESS RELEASE) – All 18 fighters who will compete in the Strikeforce Challengers mixed martial arts (MMA) event on Friday, Nov. 6 weighed in on Thursday at the World Sports Café in Fresno, Calif.

In the main event on SHOWTIME, undefeated lightweight (155-pound limit) sensation Billy Evangelista (9-0) will square off with Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt Jorge Gurgel (13-5) at the Save Mart Center in Fresno.

Other televised fights include a showdown between promising undefeated heavyweight prospects Shane Del Rosario (8-0) and Brandon Cash “Money” (5-0).  Rising middleweight (185 pounds) stars Luke Rockhold (5-1) and Jesse “J T Money” Taylor (13-4) will duke it out, lightweights Thomas Diagne (1-0) and Merritt Warren (4-2) will square off and Zoila Frausto (3-0) will face Elisha Helsper (0-1) in a matchup of female MMA fighters.

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Strikeforce Challengers 4 weigh in results

Photo by Tom Casino- Jorge Gurgel vs. Billy Evangelista headline the Strikeforce Challengers Series 4 card which takes place at the Save Mart Center in Fresno, Calif. and airs live on Showtime Friday, Nov. 6.
Photo by Tom Casino - Jorge Gurgel vs. Billy Evangelista headline the Strikeforce Challengers Series 4 card which takes place at the Save Mart Center in Fresno, Calif. and airs live on Showtime Friday, Nov. 6.

Fast Eddie is on the scene in Fresno, Calif. for the fourth installment of the Strikeforce Challengers Series. Stay tuned to PROMMA.INFO throughout the weekend for all your Strikeforce coverage from Fresno and Chicago.

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MAIN CARD
•Billy Evangelista(159) vs. Jorge Gurgel(159) catch weight of 160 lbs
•Brandon Cash(256) vs. Shane del Rosario(240)
•Luke Rockhold(185.5) vs. Jesse Taylor(186)
•Thomas Diagne(155.5) vs. Warren Merritt(154)
•Elisha Hellspur(134.5) vs. Zoila Frausto(132.5)

PRELIMINARY CARD
•Ben Holscher(155.5) vs. Johnny Goh(154)
•Casey Olson(145.5) vs. Chris Culley(148.5)
•Cole Escovedo(135.5) vs. Maurice Eazel(133)
• Alex Trevino(170.5) vs. Rico Altamirano(171)

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Shane Del Rosario vs. Brandon Cash added to Strikeforce Challengers on Nov. 6

Shane Del Rosario will fight Brandon Cash as part of the "Strikeforce - Challengers Series 4" Showtime card.
Shane Del Rosario will fight Brandon Cash as part of the "Strikeforce - Challengers Series 4" Showtime card.

The SHOWTIME-televised fight card for “Strikeforce – Challengers Series 4,” set for Friday, Nov. 6, at the Save Mart Center in Fresno, Calif., is coming together nicely. PROMMA.INFO was notified Monday via press release that a fight between undefeated heavyweight prospects Shane Del Rosario (8-0) and Brandon Cash “Money (5-0) has been added to the card.

Other fights already confirmed for the event include Luke Rockhold (5-1) vs. Jesse “JT Money” Taylor (13-4), and a lightweight main event between Billy Evangelista (9-0) and the always exciting Jorge Gurgel (13-5).

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