Strikeforce heads to Japan for 2nd round of Heavyweight WGP Quarter-finals

The second round of quarter final bouts in the Strikeforce heavyweight world grand prix will indeed take place somewhere in Japan as the California based promotion looks to take advantage of popularity ofthe sport in the Far East.

The fights will include current Strikeforce heavyweight champion, Alistair Overeem attempt to avenge a past defeat to Brazilian submission wizard, Fabricio Werdum, while former UFC heavyweight champion, Josh Barnett looks to progress past heavy handed brawler, Brett Rogers.

This according to

Strikeforce will make their Japanese debut April 10th, 2011 during the afternoon hours in order to be shown live in the United States. The fight card will consist of a lightweight portion, and the heavyweight grand prix second round. Strikeforce will be working with Real Entertainment and possibly M-1 to co-promote the planned event.

About William Smith

After watching the first Ultimate Fighting Championship I became instantly hooked. I've been a huge fan of the sport of MMA ever since. Haven't missed a UFC event & thanks to fight pass I've witnessed some of the all time greatest fighter & athletes the sport through Pride, Strikeforce, WEC, Glory, Pacrase, EliteXC.............. I resently joined & will use this site to continue to bring the latest news from the world of MMA to all our loyal followers.