Brett Rogers vs. “Warpath” on the W-1 card in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Strikeforce heavyweight slugger, Brett Rogers requested permission from Strikeforce to compete on the W-1 card in an attempt to bring his career back into life when he faces Ruben “Warpath” Villareal on the W-1 “New Ground” card on October 23rd in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Rogers is coming off back-to-back losses to Fedor Emelianenko and most recently Alistair Overeem via TKO. Before that way he started off his climb up the Strikefoce ladder with a 22 second knockout win over former UFC heavyweight champion, Andrei Arlovski.

Villareal is a former professional wrestler who kept his pro-wrestling persona including wearing makeup on his face while competing in MMA. He is known for his willingness to fight at short notice. His notable opponents include former UFC Fighters Dan Severn, Travis Wiuff, Andre Roberts, Mike Whitehead, Paul Buentello, Ricco Rodriguez, Bobby Hoffman, Dan “The Bull” Bobish, Bas Rutten, Dan Evensen, and Don Frye.

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