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Strikeforce: “Rockhold vs. Kennedy” Weigh-Ins: Champ Rockhold Makes Weight on Second Attempt

Strikeforce returns to action tomorrow night live from the Rose Garden in Portland, Oregon. The main event of the night will be a middleweight title fight between the champion Luke Rockhold and veteran Tim Kennedy. While Rockhold has missed weight in his first attempt, he now has two hours to work off the remaining half a pound.

Co-headliner’s Tyron Woodley and Nate Marquardt both made weight for their welterweight title fight. The bout marks the first time Marquardt will fight since being publicly fired by UFC President Dana White prior to “UFC on Versus 4.”

Main Card (Showtime)

  • Middleweight championship fight: (c) Luke Rockhold (185)** vs. Tim Kennedy (184.5)
  • Vacant welterweight championship: Nate Marquardt (169.5) vs. Tyron Woodley (169.5)
  • Roger Gracie (186) vs. Keith Jardine (185.5)
  • Lorenz Larkin (186)* vs. Robbie Lawler (186)

Preliminary Card (Showtime Extreme)

  • Pat Healy (156) vs. Mizuto Hirota (156)
  • Ryan Couture (155.5) vs. Joe Duarte (155.5)
  • Jorge Masvidal (156) vs. Justin Wilcox (155.5)
  • Jordan Mein (170) vs. Tyler Stinson (170.5)
  • Jason High (171) vs. Nate Moore (171)

*Larkin made weight on second attempt after weighing 186.5

**Rockhold made weight on second attempt after weighing 185.5


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