All 18 fighters for Friday’s Strikeforce Challengers 15 event at Stockton Arena in Stockton, Calif. made weight Thursday at Lexington Plaza Waterfront Hotel in Stockton.
The main event features Justin Wilcox and Rodrigo Damm in a lightweight showdown on Showtime. Damm (9-4) has lost three of his last four bouts and is looking to get back on the winning track. Wilcox (10-3), on the other hand, is riding a five-fight winning streak and fighting in his second straight Challengers main event, trying to prove that he deserves a bump up to one of Strikeforce’s main televised cards.
Main Bouts (On Showtime):
-Justin Wilcox (155.2) vs. Rodrigo Damm (155.8)
-David Douglas (154) vs. Carlos Fodor (155.4)
-Lorenz Larkin (205.8) vs. Scott Lighty (205.4)
-James Terry (164.2) vs. Josh Thornburg (163.6)
-Damian Douglas (168.6) vs. Wayne Phillips (170.2)
Preliminary Bouts (Non-Televised):
-Anthony Avila (150.2) vs. Rafael Rios (149.4)
-Bobby Escalante (130) vs. Raul Sandoval (130.6)
-Tristan Arenal (156) vs. Tom Peterson (155.2)
-Adam Antolin (125.4) vs. Ronald Carillo (124.6)
(All photos by Esther Lin/Strikeforce)