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"Strikeforce: Emelianenko vs. Rogers" official for Nov. 7 at Sears Centre near Chicago   [View Full Version]
emfleek » Posted 11/18/07 4:54:00PM

The Nov. 7 "Strikeforce: Emelianenko vs. Rogers" event is official for the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates, Ill., a suburb to the northwest of Chicago.

Strikeforce executive Mike Afromowitz today confirmed the previously rumored locale with

The event is headlined by a heavyweight clash between Fedor Emelianenko and Brett Rogers, and Jason "Mayhem" Miller and Jake Shields meet for a middleweight title recently vacated by former champ Cung Le.


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State_Champ » Posted 6/11/07 4:16:00PM

(and yes, I am aware that his chances of winning are basically 'zero', but that makes it so much more exciting if he can!)

Lay_N_Pray » Posted 1/30/07 4:04:00PM

I'm so pumped this is in my hometown.

I never would have thought Fedor would be in my backyard, but I'm totally there.

SamPan » Posted 2/17/09 12:13:00AM

Hes got a chance. Probably a better chance than Overeem. Rogers has huge KO power. If he can unleash a flurry in the opening rnd he can catch Fedor. I dont think itll last long on the mat though.

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