Daniel Cormier and Josh Barnett - Strikeforce weigh-inSAN JOSE, Calif. – The finals of the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix are here and Josh Barnett and Daniel Cormier weighed in on Friday to make their bout official.

It’s taken nearly a year and a half to get here, but Josh Thomson and Gilbert Melendez - Strikeforce weigh-inBarnett and Cormier will finally settle the tournament, one of the last heavyweight bouts under the Strikeforce banner.

Lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez will defend his belt again, facing Josh Mike Kyle and Feijao Cavalcante - Strikeforce weigh-in“The Punk” Thomson for the third time, hopefully putting their battles behind them.

James Terry was a 0.25 pounds overweight and still trying to get down to the 156-pound limit at the time of publication.

Strikeforce: Barnett vs. Cormier Weigh-in Results

Main Event:
Josh Barnett (248) vs. Daniel Cormier (238)

Co-Main Event:
Gilbert Melendez (153) vs. Josh Thomson (153)

Main Card Bouts:
Mike Kyle (203) vs. Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante (206)
Nah-shon Burrell (170) vs. Chris Spang (169)

Preliminary Card Bouts:
JZ Cavalcante (156) vs. Isaac Vallie-Flagg (156)
Virgil Zwicker (204) vs. Carlos Inocente (205)
Gian Villante (205) vs. Derek Mehmen (205)
Quinn Mulhern (170) vs. Yuri Villefort (170)
James Terry (156.25) vs. Bobby Green (155)

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