Strikeforce Fan Experience Tuesday; GP Competitors Attending
By FCF Staff
In an effort to further hype up the opening round of Strikeforce’s heavyweight grand-prix, this Saturday, the promotion has organized a “Fan Experience” in New York City Tuesday, where all eight competitors from the tourney will be on hand. The autograph session and public work-out will take place at the Roseland Ballroom (239 W. 52nd Street just West of Broadway, NYC) from 4-6PM EST.
Fighters scheduled to appear include Fedor Emelianenko, Strikeforce champ Alistair Overeem, Josh Barnett, Brett Rogers, Andrei Arlovksi, Sergei Kharitonov, Fabricio Werdum and Antonio Silva. The event will be hosted by Scott Ferrall.
Saturday’s event will take place at the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey, and will be broadcast on Showtime. The official weigh-ins, which will be open to the public, will take place Friday, 5:00PM EST, at the Concourse Level of the IZOD Center (The Meadowlands Sports Complex, 50 State Route 120, East Rutherford).
The February 12th card will feature Emelianenko vs. Silva and Arlovski vs. Kharitonov in opening round action.