“Strikeforce: Overeem vs. Werdum” will be jumping off tonight inside the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. The first preliminary bout is scheduled to start at approximately 8PM ET/5PM PT. Make sure to stay with 5thRound.com all night for our live coverage.
HDNet will kick off the festivities by airing five live prelim fights. Showtime will broadcast the main card 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 roster for tonight’s extravaganza:
(HDNet 8PM ET/5PM PT)
Brian Melancon vs. Isaac Vallie-Flagg
Nah-Shon Burrell vs. Joe Ray
Magno Almeida vs. Conor Heun
Mike Bronzoulis vs. Todd Moore
JZ Cavalcante vs. Justin Wilcox
(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