Free Public MMA Weigh-In, Autograph Session Friday At BankAtlantic Center

FOOTBALL LEGEND HERSCHEL WALKER,

MMA SUPERSTARS BOBBY LASHLEY, NICK DIAZ, WOMEN’S CHAMPION CRIS CYBORG

& ALL THE FIGHTERS TO WEIGH IN

Friday, Jan. 29 at 5:30 p.m. ET
At the Chairman’s Club at BankAtlantic Center

Preceded by Special Autograph Signing Session with MMA legend

Dan Henderson and other STRIKEFORCE superstars

WHO: Football Legend Herschel Walker

Unbeaten MMA Heavyweight Bobby Lashley

Talented Cesar Gracie Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt Nick Diaz

DREAM Welterweight Champion Marius “The Whitemare” Zaromskis

STRIKEFORCE 145-Pound Women’s Champion Cris Cyborg

Submission Expert Marloes Coenen

& All The Fighters

WHAT: All 24 fighters will participate in the final weigh in thisFriday, Jan. 29, just one day prior to the STRIKEFORCE mixed martial arts (MMA) fight card on Saturday, Jan. 30 at BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, Fla., live on SHOWTIME (10 p.m. ET/PT).  The weigh in is open to the public, free of charge.

Walker, the 1982 Heisman Trophy winner, will make his MMA debut against Greg Nagy.  The 47-year-old two-time Pro Bowler will compete in the cage the night before the Pro Bowl and one week prior to the Super Bowl.  The 6-foot 1-inch, 220-pound Walker holds a fifth degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do and has experience in the combat disciplines of Muay Thai and Kenpo.

The 26-year-old Diaz (20-7) will take on DREAM welterweight (170 pounds) champ Zaromskis (13-3) in the main event and first STRIKEFORCE welterweight championship bout in history.

STRIKEFORCE 145-pound women’s champion Cyborg (8-1) will defend her crown against submission expert Coenen (17-3). Cyborg became the first STRIKEFORCE women’s champion in history on Aug. 15, 2009 when the Brazilian native stopped superstar Gina Carano.

The 6-foot, 3-inch, 250-pound Lashley, also a former collegiate wrestling star for Missouri Valley College and member of The United States Army, competed in both the WWE Raw and SmackDown! shows in 2005 and ’06.  The undefeated MMA heavyweight will face Wes Sims.

WHEN:           Friday, Jan. 29 at 5:30 p.m. ET

WHERE:         BankAtlantic Center Chairman’s Club

1 Panther Pkwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33323
(954) 835-7000

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