On Friday, June 19, 2009, Strikeforce will host its second ShoMMA - Strikeforce Challengers event at the ShoWare Center in Kent, Washington. ShoMMA is a MMA series produced by Strikeforce and the Showtime cable network. Similar to Showtime's earlier ShoXC, the purpose of the series is to highlight up-and-coming MMA fighters. The event, which will be located in the outskirts of Seattle was sanctioned by the Washington State Athletic Commission. Unlike other athletic commisions, the WSAC did not permit one-pound allowances during the weigh-ins.