HDNet has announced that their flagship MMA program, “Inside MMA,” will be broadcasting live from the “Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Rogers” weigh-ins at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates, Illinois. Hosts Bas Rutten and Kenny Rice will be joined by Mo Lawal, Bobby Lashley and Strikeforce’s own Frank Shamrock this coming Friday.
Fedor Emelianenko will be putting his nearly nine-year winning streak on the line Saturday night against the undefeated Brett Rogers.
“Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Rogers” will be broadcast for FREE on CBS this Saturday night at 9PM ET/PT. }You did see that correctly. Emelianenko’s US primetime debut, which happens to be Strikefore’s most significant event to date, will not be made available live to those that don’t have access to an east coast feed.
Coverage for Friday’s weigh-ins on “Inside MMA” will begin at 6PM ET on HDNet.
Here’s how the card for Saturday’s event stacks up:
Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Rogers
When: November 7th, 2009
Where: Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates, Illinois
How: CBS (9PM ET/PT)
Shamar Bailey vs. John Kolosci
Mark Miller vs. Deray Davis
Christian Uflacker vs. Jonatas Novaes
Jeff Curran vs. Sam Thao
Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou vs. Gegard Mousasi (Non-Title Bout – Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Champion)
Fabricio Werdum vs. Antonio Silva
Jason Miller vs. Jake Shields (Open Strikeforce Middleweight Title)
Brett Rogers vs. Fedor Emelianenko (WAMMA Heavyweight Champion)