STRIKEFORCE World Grand Prix

Fedor/Free Fan Experience

Tuesday February 8th Kicks Off

Strikeforce Fight Week In NY/NJ

 

 

Mixed Martial Arts comes to New York and New Jersey in a spectacular way next week beginning Tuesday

with back-to-back major events in downtown Manhattan and culminating Saturday with a sensational fight

card highlighted by the return of Fedor Emelianenko and the beginning of the eagerly anticipated

STRIKEFORCE World Grand Prix -- Heavyweight Tournament live on SHOWTIME® (10 p.m. ET/PT, delayed

on the West Coast) from the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, N.J.

 

A capsule look at the week's events:

- Tuesday, Feb. 8 -- Open-to-the-public/media Fan Experience at New York’s Roseland Ballroom (239 W.

  52nd Street just West of Broadway, NYC) from 4-6 p.m. (Doors open at 3:30), hosted by Scott Ferrall

  with special guest deejay, DJ Clue. All eight tournament entrants -- Fedor, STRIKEFORCE Heavyweight

  World Champion Alistair Overeem, former heavyweight champions Antonio "Big Foot'' Silva and

  Andrei Arlovski, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu specialist Fabricio Werdum, hard-hitting Brett Rogers, talented

  Josh Barnett and Russian star Sergei Kharitonov will participate.

 

  Fans in attendance on Tuesday win free tickets, get autographs, photos, watch fighters work out and much

  more.

 

- Friday, Feb. 11 – Official Weigh-In Open to Public at IZOD Center in E. Rutherford, NJ (Concourse Level) --

  The Meadowlands Sports Complex, 50 State Route 120, East Rutherford. Doors open at 4 p.m.; fighters on

  the scale at 5 p.m.

 

- Saturday, Feb. 12 -- Fight Night at IZOD Center

  Doors to the public open at 7 p.m. ET. First undercard bout is 7:30. HD Net will air undercard fights

  beginning at 8 p.m.

 

  SHOWTIME telecast goes at 10pm.

 

 

 

- Press Release from Strikeforce

 

 

 

Subject to change

 

 

 

(2/3/11)