Strikeforce/M-1 Global: Fedor vs. Silva Official Weigh-In Results

The official weigh-in event for Strikeforce: “Fedor vs. Silva” went down today, February 11th, 2011 from the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, NJ.

The five main card fights are heavyweight bouts with nearly no risk of any fighter coming in overweight.

The only man who had a chance, “Bigfoot” Silva, came in one pound under the limit. “Fedor vs. Silva” will kick off the promotion’s upcoming world grand prix heavyweight tournament, featuring a main event and quarterfinal match-up between former PRIDE Heavyweight Champion Fedor Emelianenko and former Elite XC Heavyweight Champion Antonio Silva.

The official results:

Fedor Emelianenko (230) vs. Antonio Silva (264)
Andrei Arlovski (242) vs. Sergei Kharitonov (250)
Shane Del Rosario (248) vs. Lavar Johnson (243)
Chad Griggs (229) vs. Gian Villante (227)
Valentijn Overeem (239) vs. Ray Sefo (249)
John Cholish (155.75) vs. Marc Stevens (156.4)**
Igor Gracie (170.75) vs. John Salgado (170)
Don Carlo-Clauss (170.5) vs. Sam Oropeza (169.75)
Josh LaBerge (145.75) vs. Anthony Leone (146.2)*
Jason McLean (145.5) vs. Kevin Roddy (145.75)

*Leone has one hour to make the 146-pound limit
**Cholish allowed Stevens the extra weight, making the fight official

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