Carano, ‘Cyborg’ Make Weight

By Staff Aug 14, 2009
Gina Carano and Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos put past weigh-in issues to bed on Friday in San Jose, making official their tilt for the vacant Strikeforce 145-pound female crown.

Carano looked a lean 143, while her foil “Cyborg” registered just under the limit at 144.5.

Jesse Taylor (172) was the only combatant to miss weight. On his second attempt, Taylor qualified for Saturday's bout with Jay Hieron with a weight of 169.5.

Strikeforce Female 145-Pound Championship
Gina Carano (143) vs. Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos (144.5)

Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Championship
Renato “Babalu” Sobral (201) vs. Gegard Mousasi (204)

Strikeforce Lightweight Championship
Gilbert Melendez (155) vs. Mitsuhiro Ishida (155)

Jay Hieron (169) vs. Jesse Taylor (*169.5)
Fabricio Werdum (228) vs. Mike Kyle (219)
Mike Cook (205) vs. Scott Lighty (202)
David Douglas (156) vs. Justin Wilcox (154)
Zak Bucia (170) vs. James Terry (169)
Isaiah Hill (156) vs. Alexander Trevino (156)

* Taylor made weight on his second attempt after being one pound over.
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