All the fighters slated to participate in tomorrow night’s “Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Werdum” event tipped the scales inside the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California.
Saturday’s Showtime broadcast features the return of company golden boy Fedor Emelianenko. The Russian is a heavy 10-to-1 favorite to extend his winning streak to an unprecedented 28 when he meets Fabricio Werdum.
Werdum boasts a respectable 13-4-1 overall mark and is perfect in his two scraps for Strikeforce. The Brazilian was last seen taking a hard-fought unanimous decision over Antonio “Big Foot” Silva this past November.
Here are the results for today’s weight contest:
Derrick Burnsed (155.6)* vs. Bobby Stack (154.5)
Gareth Joseph (185.25) vs. Yancey Medeiros (184.25)
Bret Bergmark (168.75) vs. Vagner Rocha (171)
Chris Cope (175) ** vs. Ron Keslar (173.75)
Pat Healy (155.25) vs. Josh Thomson (155.25)
Cung Le (184.75) vs. Scott Smith (184.75)
Champ Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos (144.5) vs. Jan Finney (143.5)
Fedor Emelianenko (229) vs. Fabricio Werdum (238.5)
*Burnsed has two hours to lose ¾ of a pound.
** 175-pound catchweight bout
You can watch the weigh-ins below: