Knowing that much wind has been taken out of Strikeforce’s Heavyweight Grand Prix’s sails, Showtime has released a trailer for their upcoming “Strikeforce: Overeem vs. Werdum” event on June 18th. The show takes place inside the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas.
While Fedor Emelianenko has been bounced from the tournament, the man that initially sent him on his downward spiral is. Upset specialist Fabricio Werdum faces Alistair Overeem in the card’s featured contest, while Josh Barnett meets Brett Rogers in the tourney’s other quarterfinals matchup.
Please click the media player below to watch the teaser:
Here are the athletes expected to participate in the extravaganza:
Julie Kedzie vs. Amanda Nunes
Valentijn Overeem vs. Chad Griggs
Jorge Masvidal vs. KJ Noons
Daniel Cormier vs. Jeff Monson
JZ Cavalcante vs. Justin Wilcox
Sarah D’Alelio vs. Gina Carano
Heavyweight Grand Prix (Quarterfinals):
Josh Barnett vs. Brett Rogers
Alistair Overeem vs. Fabricio Werdum