Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Silva takes place tomorrow night, February 12 from the Izod Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The event will air live on Showtime at 10 PM ET. As always, we will be providing live coverage of the event.
MMA legend Fedor “The Last Emperor” Emelianenko is looking to rebound from his first legitimate defeat at the hands Fabricio Werdum last summer when he takes on Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva in the opening round of Strikeforce’s Heavyweight Grand Prix. The card will feature another Grand Prix quarter final match up between former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski and Sergei Kharitonov.
All fighters competing on the card tipped the scales today, here are the results of today’s weigh-ins.
Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix Quarter-Finals
Fedor Emelianenko (230) vs. Antonio Silva (264)
Andrei Arlovski (242) vs. Sergei Kharitonov (250)
Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix (Reserve Bouts)
Lavar Johnson (243) vs. Shan del Rosario (248)
Chad Griggs (229) vs. Gian Villante (227)
Valentijn Overeem (239) vs. Ray Sefo (249)
PRELIMINARY CARD (Airing on HDNet)
John Cholish (155.75) vs. Marc Stevens (**156.5)
Igor Gracie (170.75) vs. John Salgado (170)
Sam Oropeza (169.75) vs. Don Carlo-Clauss (170.5)
Anthony Leone (146.2) vs. Josh LaBerge (145.75)
Kevin Roddy (145.75) vs. Jason McLean (145.5)
* Anthony Leone has one hour to drop .2 pounds.
** John Cholish has accepted a catchweight bout with Marc Stevens