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Strikeforce weigh-ins take place Friday in Portland

Strikeforce weigh-ins take place Friday in Portland

July 11, 2012

Official fighter weigh-ins for this week’s “Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy” event take place Friday.

Rose Garden Arena in Portland, Ore., plays host to the festivities, as well as the following day’s big event.

The weigh-ins, which are free and open to the public, begin at 7 p.m. ET (4 p.m. PT). Doors to the event open at 3 p.m. PT.

Among those weighing in are Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold and Tim Kennedy, who meet in Saturday’s Showtime-televised main event. Nate Marquardt and Tyron Woodley also fight for the organization’s vacant welterweight title during the broadcast, which follows prelims on Showtime Extreme. ( will be on scene and reporting live from the weigh-ins.

The full “Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy” card includes:

MAIN CARD (Showtime)
Champ Luke Rockhold vs. Tim Kennedy (for middleweight title)
Nate Marquardt vs. Tyron Woodley (for vacant welterweight title)
Roger Gracie vs. Keith Jardine
Lorenz Larkin vs. Robbie Lawler

PRELIMINARY CARD (Showtime Extreme)
Jorge Masvidal vs. Justin Wilcox
Pat Healy vs. Mizuto Hirota
Jordan Mein vs. Tyler Stinson
Jason High vs. Nate Moore
Ryan Couture vs. Joe Duarte

Source: MMAJunkie