Luke Rockhold, the reigning Strikeforce middleweight champion, needed to burn off half-a-pound to make his bout with Tim Kennedy official.
Rockhold did, hitting the 185-pound mark for his title defense with Kennedy Saturday night at Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy. The main card airs on Showtime, with the Rockhold-Kennedy contest taking the featured spot.
Nate Marquardt and Tyron Woodley will collide in the co-main event for the vacant Strikeforce welterweight title. Both fighters came in at 169.5 for their encounter.
STRIKEFORCE: ROCKHOLD VS. KENNEDY WEIGH-INS
For Strikeforce Middleweight Championship:
Luke Rockhold (185 pounds) vs. Tim Kennedy (184.5)
For Strikeforce 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)
*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)
*On prelim card, which airs on Showtime Extreme