“Cyborg” Santos, Villasenor Scuffle During Strikeforce Weigh-Ins


Evangelista “Cyborg” (left) and Smokin” Joey Villasenor (right) both made weight and then traded shoves before having to be separated Thursday at the weigh-in. Photo by Esther Lin/Strikeforce.

The official weigh-in results for tonight’s Strikeforce Challengers event, which takes place at the ShoWare Center in Kent, Washington, are below. All fighters successfully made weight.

A much-anticipated middleweight showdown between Evangelista “Cyborg” Santos and Joey Villasenor will headline the show, which will air on Showtime beginning at 11 PM ET. Santos and Villasenor exchanged shoves following a heated staredown. Both fighters were quickly separated and order was promptly restored.

Additional bouts slated for the televised main card include a middleweight clash between former BodogFight welterweight champion Nick Thompson and Army veteran Tim Kennedy as well as a lightweight bout involving UFC veteran Jorge Gurgel and Conor Heun.

The complete weigh-in results for the event are as follows:

Main Card
Evangelista “Cyborg” Santos (185 lbs) vs. Joey Villasenor (184.5 lbs)
Nick Thompson (185 lbs) vs. Tim Kennedy (184 lbs)
Jorge Gurgel (157.5 lbs) vs. Conor Heun (158.5 lbs)
Shayna Baszler (134.5 lbs) vs. Sarah Kaufman (134 lbs)
Cory Devela (184 lbs) vs. Luke Rockhold (183.5 lbs)

Preliminary Bouts
Dennis Hallman (191.5 lbs) vs. Justin Davis (200 lbs)
Duane Ludwig (159.5 lbs) vs. Lyle Beerbohm (160 lbs)
Brian Caraway (145 lbs) vs. Alex Zuniga (144 lbs)
Landon Showalter (185 lbs) vs. George Stork (184 lbs)
Steve Hadsel (170 lbs) vs. Taylor Roberts (170.5 lbs)
Len Bentley (155.5 lbs) vs. Marques Daniels (154.5 lbs)

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