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| | "Strikeforce: Miami" weigh-ins open to public; Henderson, Le, Smith signing autograph
"Strikeforce: Miami" weigh-ins open to public; Henderson, Le, Smith signing autographs | MMAjunkie.com
Next week's "Strikeforce: Miami" weigh-ins are open to the public, and the festivities also include a free autograph session with Strikeforce fighters Dan Henderson, Cung Le and Scott Smith. |
Strikeforce spokesperson Mike Afromowitz today confirmed the plans with MMAjunkie.com (UFC blog for UFC news, UFC rumors, fighter interviews and event previews/recaps | MMAjunkie.com).
The weigh-ins take place Jan. 29 at the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, Fla. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. ET for the autograph session, and fighters hit the scale at 6 p.m.
The same venue hosts the Jan. 30 "Strikeforce: Miami" event, which features a Showtime-televised main event of Nick Diaz vs. Marius Zaromskis. The winner earns Strikeforce's vacant welterweight title. Additionally, in the co-main event, 145-pound women's champ Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos makes a title defense against Marloes Coenen.
Other notables on the card include Robbie Lawler, Melvin Manhoef, Bobby Lashley, Herschel Walker, Jay Hieron and Joe Riggs.
MMAjunkie.com will be on scene for next week's show with complete coverage of the weigh-ins and the actual event.
For complete coverage of "Strikeforce: Miami," stay tuned to the MMA Rumors section of MMAjunkie.com.