Strikeforce: Fedor Emelianenko vs Brett Rogers Announced

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Showtime relayed the information that Fedor Emelianenko will take on Brett Rogers later this fall in Strikeforce. The announcement came today by Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker at Fedor open workout at the Fighthouse in New York City.

Both fighters are coming of impressive wins over former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski. Fedor “The Last Empror” Emelianenko (30-1) last fought at Affliction 2 “Day Of Reckoning” in January, knocking out Arlovski at 3:14 of the first round.

Undefeated Brett “The Grim” Rogers (10-0) one-upped Fedor by KO Arlovski in just 22 seconds at Strikeforce “Lawler vs. Shields”.

This should be a great matchup, I’m glad Strikeforce worked out this deal, instead of bringing in a “Big Named” less skilled opponent to feed to Fedor. Many fans wanted to see Fedor challenge the title and take on the “Demolition Man” Alistair Overeem.

Strikeforce “Gina Carano vs Cris Cyborg” Results LIVE

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Cagetoday.com will have live results of Strikeforce “Carano vs Cyborg” on August 15th from the HP Pavillion in San Jose, CA. The show gets started around 8pm EST, followed by the Showtime broadcast at 10:30pm EST.

Gina Carano and Cris Cyborg will make history as the first women to headline a MMA event and compete for the first ever Strikeforce 145lb. womens championship title.

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Jay Hieron Moving On From Nick Diaz, Just A Part Of The Game

Jay Hieron has had some bad luck as of late, First Affliction folds, leaving fighters homeless just a little over a week before the scheduled Affliction 3 card. Then Hieron agrees to take the Strikeforce title shot with Nick Diaz instead of signing with the UFC. Finally, Nick Diaz decides not to take a mandatory CSAC drug test, Diaz is out, he will now take on Jesse Taylor as a last minute replacement at Strikeforce “Carano vs Cyborg”.