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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 . Each event will be priced at £9.95 or the whole tournament (4 events) will be

available for only £24.95. For more information call 0871 200 4444.



- Press Release from Fighters Inc









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