Each day, The MMA Corner will provide a recap of event results, weigh-in results, suspensions, and salaries from throughout the world of MMA.

Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix: Barnett vs. Kharitonov

The weigh-ins for the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix semifinals took place on Sept. 9, at the USA Bank Arena in Cincinnati, and were televised live on HDNet.  The event is headlined by Grand Prix semi-finalists Josh Barnett and Sergei Kharitonov with the co-main event consisting of the other two semi-finalists, Daniel Cormier and Antonio Silva.  The preliminary card will air on HDNet with the main card airing on Showtime.

MAIN CARD (Showtime)

• Josh Barnett (261) vs. Sergei Kharitonov (256.5)
• Daniel Cormier (247) vs. Antonio Silva (264.5)
• Champ Ronaldo Souza (185) vs. Luke Rockhold (185)
• Roger Gracie (205) vs. Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal (205)
• Maximo Blanco (155) vs. Pat Healy (155)


• Mike Kyle (205) vs. Marcos Rogerio de Lima (205)
• Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante (205) vs. Yoel Romero (205)
• Jordan Mein (170) vs. Evangelista “Cyborg” Santos (170)
• Alexis Davis (135) vs. Amanda Nunes (134.5)
• Chris Mierzwiak (185) vs. Dominique Steele (184.5)

Bellator 49 Weigh-In Results

Bellator 49 weigh-ins took place at New Jersey’s Ceasars Atlantic City on Sept. 9.  Bellator 49 kicks off season five and will play host to four welterweight quarter-final fights. The main card will air live on MTV2 and the preliminary card will stream live on Spike.com.


• Chris Lozano (170.5) vs. Brent Weedman (170) – welterweight-tourney opening round
• Chris Cisneros (171) vs. Ben Saunders (171) – welterweight-tourney opening round
• Dan Hornbuckle (170.5) vs. Luis Santos (171) – welterweight-tourney opening round
• Steve Carl (171) vs. Douglas Lima (171.25) – welterweight-tourney opening round


• Alexandre “Popo” Bezerra (147) vs. Scott Heckman (146)
• Giedrius Karavackas (170.8) vs. LeVon Maynard (171)
• Joel Roberts (145.4) vs. Brylan Van Artsdalen (144.2)
• Lester Caslow (149) vs. James “Binky” Jones (149)
• Azunna Anyanwu (258) vs. J.A. Dudley (253.5)

Photo: Bellator 49 weighins (Bellator)