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No weight issues for Strikeforce: Jardine slim at middleweight

Steve Cofield

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LAS VEGAS - The first Strikeforce card under the new Zuffa deal with Showtime is a go.

It's one of the more loaded Strikeforce cards in recent memory, featuring good, young fighters at 205, 185 and 170 pounds.

Keith Jardine is a new entry at middleweight. Yesterday, he was walking around in excess of 200 pounds. He looked okay in making the cut to 185. Check out the comments on the YouTube video. Most of the viewers thought Jardine looked horrible.

We'll find out tomorrow night if the weight cut was too much. Keep a close eye on Jardine's stamina his fight against Strikeforce middleweight champ Luke Rockhold makes it out of the first round.

Strikeforce weigh-in (Courtesy

Luke Rockhold (185) vs. Keith Jardine (185)
Robbie Lawler (186) vs. Adlan Amagov (186)
Mo Lawal (205) vs. Lorenz Larkin (206)
Tyron Woodley (171) vs. Jordan Mein (169)
Tyler Stinson (170) vs. Tarec Saffiedine (170)

Nah-Shon Burrell (171) vs. James Terry (171)
Gian Villante (206) vs. Trevor Smith (205)
Ricky Legere (171) vs. Chris Spang (171)
Estevan Payan (160) vs. Alonzo Martinez (160.5)

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