Official Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal weigh-ins are scheduled for 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT on Friday night at the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego.
Headlining the weigh-ins will be Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez and number-one contender Jorge Masvidal. Strikeforce women's featherweight champion Cristiane Santos and Japanese challenger Hiroko Yamanaka will also be present, along with the remainder of Saturday's fight card. All fighters must meet their division's required weight, with a one pound allowance given to non-title competitors.
For more results and analysis, follow Shaun Al-Shatti (@shaun_alshatti) and MMA Nation (@MMANation) on Twitter. The Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal fight card is as follows:
Main card (Showtime):
Lightweight Championship: Gilbert Melendez vs. Jorge Masvidal
Women's Featherweight Championship: Cristiane Santos vs. Hiroko Yamanaka
Light Heavyweight: Gegard Mousasi vs. Ovince St. Preux
Lightweight: K.J. Noons vs. Billy Evangelista
Lightweight: Caros Fodor vs. Justin Wilcox
Heavyweight: Devin Cole vs. Gabriel Salinas-Jones
Welterweight: Roger Bowling vs. Jerron Peoples
Middleweight: Fernando Gonzalez vs. Eddie Mendez
Welterweight: Chris Brown vs. Herman Terrado