“Strikeforce: Overeem vs. Werdum” Fight Card Finalized

Written by Tom Ngo
June 16th, 2011

Strikeforce Poster Overeem Werdum Barnett Rogers Carano

With only two days remaining until the curtain is drawn on “Strikeforce: Overeem vs. Werdum,” the UFC’s little brother has announced the complete 10-bout roster for Saturday’s show inside the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas.

The good news for fanboys is that every scrap will be televised. For the first time ever, HDNet will feature five preliminary bouts live beginning at 8PM ET/5PM PT.

Showtime will broadcast the main bouts starting at 10PM ET/PT (Tape-delayed if you don’t have access to an east coast feed).

Alistair Overeem faces Fabricio Werdum in the event’s featured attraction. The heavyweights will meet in the opening round of Strikeforce’s tourney. Former UFC champion Josh Barnett will meet Brett Rogers in another quarterfinals matchup.

Here is the card’s complete roster:

Preliminary Bouts:


Brian Melancon vs. Isaac Vallie-Flagg

Mike Bronzoulis vs. Todd Moore

Nah-Shon Burrell vs. Joe Ray

Magno Almeida vs. Conor Heun

JZ Cavalcante vs. Justin Wilcox

Main Bouts:

(Showtime 10PM ET/PT)

Valentijn Overeem vs. Chad Griggs

Daniel Cormier vs. Jeff Monson

Jorge Masvidal vs. KJ Noons

Heavyweight Grand Prix (Quarterfinals):

Josh Barnett vs. Brett Rogers

Alistair Overeem vs. Fabricio Werdum

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