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



- 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




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