“Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Silva” takes place February 12th inside the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Tickets for the highly anticipated show go on sale this morning.
Fedor Emelianenko makes his long-awaited return to action when he faces Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva in the card’s featured contest. The heavyweights will meet in the opening round of Strikeforce’s Grand Prix.
Former UFC champion Andrei Arlovski will meet Sergei Kharitonov in another quarterfinals matchup.
Strikeforce Insiders can purchase seats to the tournament this morning at 10AM ET/7AM PT via Strikeforce.com.
The general public: Friday, January 14th 10AM/7AM PT via Ticketmaster.com
Here are the fighters rumored/expected to participate in the highly anticipated event:
Ray Sefo vs Valentijn Overeem
Eight-man Heavyweight Grand Prix (1stRound):
Alternate: Shane Del Rosario vs. Lavar Johnson
Andrei Arlovski vs. Sergei Kharitonov
Fedor Emelianenko vs. Antonio Silva