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Thursday, Jun 16, 2011

HDNet Broadcasting Strikeforce HW GP Weigh-Ins, Prelims

By FCF Staff

Fans will be able to catch the official weigh-ins as well as preliminary card action tied to Strikeforce’s World Heavyweight Grand-Prix card this Saturday on HDNet.

The network will begin its coverage of the weigh-ins Friday beginning at 6:00PM ET and then on Saturday at 8:00 PM ET, HDNet will broadcast preliminary card bouts including “JZ” Cavalcante (15-3-1-1) vs. Justin Wilcox (11-3) and Conor Heun (8-4) vs. Magno Almeida (9-1).

The June 18th event will be hosted by the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas, and will feature two bouts from Strikeforce’s ongoing heavyweight grand-prix, as Alistair Overeem (pictured) will take on Fabricio Werdum and Josh Barnett will battle Brett Rogers.

The main card will be broadcast on Showtime beginning at 10:00 PM ET/ PT.

Here is the complete line-up for Strikeforce’s latest event Saturday.

Heavyweight Grand-Prix Opening Round

Alistair Overeem vs. Fabricio Werdum

Josh Barnett vs. Brett Rogers

Main Card

Daniel Cormier vs. Jeff Monson

Chad Griggs vs. Valentijn Overeem

Jorge Masvidal vs. K.J. Noons

Preliminary Card

Gesias “JZ” Cavalcante vs. Justin Wilcox

Magno Almeida vs. Conor Heun

Nah-Shon Burrell vs. Joe Ray

Mike Bronzoulis vs. Todd Moore

Brian Melancon vs. Isaac Vallie-Flagg

posted by FCF Staff @ 1:15 pm
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