But England's Anthony Arthur, a silver medallist at 94kg four years ago, delighted his home city crowd with two silvers and a bronze.
Matam Matam, who won three bronze medals four years ago in Kuala Lumpur, lifted 155kgs in the snatch.
The 27-year-old then held his nerve to lift 185kg in the clean-and-jerk on his third attempt.
Arthur lifted 150kg to clinch second spot in the snatch.
The 29-year-old then finished third in the clean-and-jerk, his overall total of 330kg giving him silver in the combined event.
Samoa's Ofisa Ofisa took silver in the clean-and-jerk and bronze overall.
Compatriot Niusila Opeloge finished with the bronze medal in the snatch.