Strikeforce: Marquardt vs Saffiedine Weigh-Ins Open To Fans
MMA Junkie reports that the weigh-ins for “Strikeforce: Marquardt vs Saffiedine” will be free and open to the public. The event begins at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City at 5 PM ET (4 PM CT local time). The venue will also host the show the next day, the final one in Strikeforce history.
The main card features a fight between Strikeforce welterweight champion Nate Marquardt and challenger Tarec Saffiedine. It will air on Showtime after preliminary fights on Showtime Extreme.
Other fighters at the event include Daniel Cormier, Josh Barnett, Gegard Mousasi, Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza and more. This could be the final chance for many fighters to get contract offers from the UFC.
Here’s the full card:
MAIN CARD (Showtime, 10 p.m. ET)
Nate Marquardt vs. Tarec Saffiedine
Daniel Cormier vs. Dion Staring
Josh Barnett vs. Nandor Guelmino
Mike Kyle vs. Gegard Mousasi
Ed Herman vs. Ronaldo Souza
PRELIMINARY CARD (Showtime Extreme, 8 p.m. ET)
Pat Healy vs. Kurt Holobaugh*
Roger Gracie vs. Anthony Smith
Tim Kennedy vs. Trevor Smith
Ryan Couture vs. KJ Noons
PRELIMINARY CARD (Untelevised, 7 p.m. ET)
Jorge Gurgel vs. Adriano Martins
Michael Bravo vs. Estevan Payan