Mixed Martial Arts

Emelianenko to make Strikeforce debut against Rogers

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The Canadian Press
8/26/2009 10:16:45 PM
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Russian heavyweight Fedor Emelianenko will make his Strikeforce debut this fall against undefeated Brett (The Grimm) Rogers, the mixed martial arts organization announced Wednesday.

Strikeforce did not detail a date or site.

Emelianenko (30-1) signed a multi-fight deal earlier this month with Strikeforce, leaving an offer from the UFC on the table. Rogers (10-0) is coming off a win over former UFC champion Andre Arlovski.

Fedor Emelianenko  (Photo: The Canadian Press)

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