Fighting Arts News
Primetime Confirmed As The Official UK Broadcaster For
STRIKEFORCE WORLD GRAND PRIX - Heavyweight Tournament –
Who Is The Toughest Man On The Planet?
Tournament Starts: Saturday Night 12th February 2011. 3AM
On February 12th Strikeforce, in association with M-1 Global, launch the most eagerly awaited series in world
MMA. Strikeforce have assembled eight of the world’s top ranking Heavyweights to compete in the
Strikeforce World Grand Prix – Heavyweight Tournament, to once and for all prove who ‘the toughest man
on the planet’ is.
Featuring Fedor ‘The Last Emperor’ Emilianenko (31-2, 1 NC), Strikeforce World Champion Alistair
Overeem (34-11, 1 NC) and the only man to tap out Fedor – Fabricio Werdum (14-4-1) the line up is unrivalled
by any other promotion. Add to that Andrei Arlovski (15-8), Sergei Kharitonov (16-4), Brett ‘The Grim’
Rogers (11-2), Antonio ‘Big Foot’ Silva (15-2) and the infamous Josh Barnett (29-5), you have a competition
that has MMA fans on edge all over the world.
Following on from Primetime’s success with the Super Six boxing tournament, numerous World title boxing
cards and various MMA events, we are delighted to announce that we are now the official UK broadcaster for
the Strikeforce World Grand Prix.
This magnificent tournament begins on February 12th, live from IZOD Centre, East Rutherford, New Jersey,
and the first event is headlined by Fedor Emilianenko vs Antonio Silva. Fedor will be looking to avenge his
shock loss to Fabricio Werdum as he sets about reclaiming his crown as MMA’s undisputed Heavyweight
number 1. Co-headlining will be Andrei Arlovski vs Sergei Kharitonov, guaranteeing this to be an unbelievable
night of MMA action. Details of the upcoming rounds will be released shortly.
This unmissable tournament can only be seen in the UK on Primetime, channel 480 on Sky or at
available for only £24.95. For more information call 0871 200 4444.
- Press Release from Fighters Inc
Subject to change