by MMAWeekly.com Staff
(Photos courtesy of Esther Lin/Strikeforce)
The fighters for Friday night’s Strikeforce Challengers 8 weighed in on Friday in Portland, Ore. The main event between Matt Lindland and Kevin Casey, both of whom made weight, is now ready to go at the Rose Garden Arena.
Lindland is a UFC veteran and Olympic silver medalist in Greco-Roman wrestling. Casey is a former protégé of Rickson Gracie.
Also featured is a welterweight showdown between highly touted Strikeforce prospect Tyron Woodley and Sportfight champion Nate Coy.
Strikeforce Challengers 8 airs Friday night at 11 p.m. ET/PT on Showtime, delayed on the west coast.
Main Bouts (On Showtime):
-Matt Lindland (186) vs. Kevin Casey (184.5)
-Nate Coy (171) vs. Tyron Woodley (170)
-Roger Bowling (170.5) vs. Bobby Voelker (170)
-Nate Moore (171) vs. Tarec Saffiedine (170.5)
-Pat Healy (156.5) vs. Bryan Travers (155.5)
Preliminary Bouts (Non-Televised):
-Pro Escobedo (205.5) vs. Jason Sharp (203.5)
-Blaine Macintosh (155) vs. Ben Morgan (154)
-Jay Shaffer (170.5) vs. David Lloyd (169.5)
-Patrick Whittington (205) vs. Jason Lambert (198.5)
-Lee Flores (183) vs. Hamza Salim (184.5)
(All weights in pounds)