Strikeforce announces CBS deal, Emelianenko vs. Rogers airs Nov. 7 on network TV
After months of speculation, Strikeforce today announced it has officially struck a deal with CBS and will begin airing some of its events on the U.S. network.
The first show to air on CBS will feature the long-awaited Fedor
Emelianenko vs. Brett Rogers heavyweight fight, which is slated for
Saturday, Nov. 7 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Showtime Sports will produce
a four-fight main card with a broadcasting team of Gus Johnson, Frank
Shamrock and Mauro Ranallo.
Strikeforce executive Mike Afromowitz today told MMAjunkie.com a location and venue have not been determined for the event but should be announced in the next few days.