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STRIKEFORCE HEAVYWEIGHT GRAND PRIX ANNOUNCED

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Strikeforce’s Heavyweight Grand Prix is official, as the organization – in conjunction with M-1 Global and Showtime – announced the eight man tournament, along with the multi-year contract signing for co-promoted events with M-1 Global featuring Fedor Emelianenko.

The four previously reported bouts, Fedor vs. Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva, Andrei Arlovski vs. Sergei Kharitonov, Alistair Overeem vs. Fabricio Werdum and Brett Rogers vs. Josh Barnett, were all announced as quarterfinal matchups. Fedor vs. Silva and Arlovski vs. Kharitonov will take place on February 12 in New Jersey, though the Overeem vs. Werdum and Rogers vs. Barnett fights do not yet have a date or location.

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