The fighters for Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal weighed-in today at the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, California. In the main event, Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez faces challenger Jorge Masvidal. Both fighters made the requisite 155-pound limit.
The was one slip up, however. Fighters Bowling and Peoples were scheduled to face one another in a welterweight bout with a 171-pound limit. However, just prior to the weigh-ins, their bout was changed to a 179-pound catchweight bout when it was clear Peoples could not make weight. When Peoples weighed in he still missed the mark. The fight is now a 181-pound catchweight and Peoples was fined 20 percent of his purse.
Full weigh-in results below:
179 lb. catchweight: