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Strikeforce: Nashville Weigh-In Results

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Three championships will be on the line at Saturday's Strikeforce: Nashville event, but first, the six fighters involved have to go through the business of making weight.

Weigh-ins for the middleweight title bout between Jake Shields and Dan Henderson, the light-heavyweight title bout between Gegard Mousasi and Muhammed Lawal, and the lightweight bout between Shinya Aoki and Gilbert Melendez, along with the undercard fights, take place at 5 pm ET, 4 pm CT outside the Bridgestone Arena.

MMA Fighting is on scene to bring you the details, and the results begin below.

Strikeforce: Nashville Weigh-In Results

All six of the main event fighters comfortably making weight, with only Henderson checking in at the limit allowed under championship rules.

Henderson looked confident, smiling during the proceedings while Shields appeared focused, never cracking a smile and continuing the staredown with Henderson long after Henderson looked away from him and towards the crowd.

Melendez and Aoki respectfully shook hands, with the Japanese fighter refusing to make eye contact at all, while Lawal made the most colorful entrance, bringing two of his own ring girls with him, one of which threw rose petals at his feet while the other held a Burberry umbrella over his head.

When he and Mousasi squared off, Lawal spoke to him, but Mousasi laughed and rolled his eyes before turning away.

The only fighter who missed weight was welterweight Andy Uhrich, who was a half-pound over the limit for his welterweight undercard fight with Dustin West. Uhrich dropped his shorts hoping that would be enough, but checked in at 171.5 for both of his attempts. He will have two hours to drop the excess weight.

Main Card
Jake Shields (184.75) vs. Dan Henderson (185)
Gilbert Melendez (154.5) vs. Shinya Aoki (154.5)
Gegard Mousasi (204.5) vs. Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal (204.25)

Jason "Mayhem" Miller (185) vs. Tim Stout (186)
Chris Hawk (205.75) vs. Ovince Saint Preux (205.5)
Dustin West (169.5) vs. Andy Uhrich (171.5)
Josh Shockman (205.25) vs. Cale Yarbrough (203.75)
Zach Underwood (179.5) vs. Hunter Worsham (180.5)
Dustin Ortiz (125) vs. Justin Pennington (124.25)
Cody Floyd (145.25) vs. Thomas Campbell (145.75)