As if there wasn’t enough hoopla already surrounding Fedor Emelianenko’s long awaited return to action, the official trailer for “Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Silva” has just hit the Internet to tease fans even further.
The February 12th extravaganza takes place inside the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Emelianenko faces Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva in the card’s featured contest.
The heavyweights will meet in the opening round of Strikeforce’s highly anticipated Heavyweight Grand Prix. Former UFC champion Andrei Arlovski will meet Sergei Kharitonov in another quarterfinals matchup.
Here are the fighters expected to participate in the Showtime broadcast:
Marc Stevens vs. John Cholish
Ray Sefo vs Valentijn Overeem
Chad Griggs vs. Gian Villante
Eight-man Heavyweight Grand Prix (1stRound):
Alternate: Shane Del Rosario vs. Lavar Johnson
Andrei Arlovski vs. Sergei Kharitonov
Fedor Emelianenko vs. Antonio Silva
Please click the media player below to watch the hype video: