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:
Lightweight Championship: Gilbert Melendez (155) vs. Jorge Masvidal (155)
Featherweight Championship: Cris Santos (145) vs. Hiroko Yamanaka (145)
205 lbs.: Gegard Mousasi (206) vs. Ovince St. Preux (206)
155 lbs.: Billy Evangelista (156) vs. K.J. Noons (156)
155 lbs.: Caros Fodor (156) vs. Justin Wilcox (156)
179 lb. catchweight: Roger Bowling (170) vs. Jerron Peoples (180.5)
265 lbs.: Devin Cole (248) vs. Gabriel Salinas-Jones (265)
145 lbs.: Fernando Gonzalez (186) vs. Eddie Mendez (186)
170 lbs.: Chris Brown (170) vs. Herman Terrado (170.5)