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Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Rogers

  • Saturday 11.07.2009 at 09:00 PM ET
  • U.S. Broadcast: CBS
  • Promotion: Strikeforce
  • Ownership: Explosion Entertainment, LLC
  • Venue: Sears Centre
  • Location: Hoffman Estates, Illinois, United States
  • Enclosure: Cage
  • TV Announcers: Gus Johnson, Mauro Ranallo, Frank Shamrock
  • Ring Announcer: Jimmy Lennon, Jr.
  • Interviews: Gus Johnson | Backstage: Jenn Brown
  • Attendance: 11,512
  • TV Ratings: 4,040,000 viewers (5,060,000 peak)
  • Number of MMA Bouts: 9
  • Event Pages: Sherdog | Wikipedia | The UG

Fight Card


  • John McCarthy
    Emelianenko vs. Rogers (9)Miller vs. Shields (8)
  • David Smith
    Mousasi vs. Sokoudjou (7)Bailey vs. Kolosci (3)
  • Todd Frederickson
    Silva vs. Werdum (6)Curran vs. Neace (4)Moore vs. Taylor (2)
  • Mike Reid
    Coenen vs. Modafferi (5)Novaes vs. Uflacker (1)

Fight Predictions

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Strikeforce Wiki Update Wiki

In the first Strikeforce event aired on CBS—and the first MMA event aired on the television network since 2008—Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Rogers featured the promotional debut of the best heavyweight fighter in the world, Fedor Emelianenko, as he knocked out undefeated heavyweight Brett Rogers with a right hand in the second round of a back-and-forth fight.

In other action, Jake Shields won the Middleweight Championship with a Unanimous Decision over Jason “Mayhem” Miller in the co-main event.

Last updated 09.26.2012, 10:56 PM ET
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Videos & Highlights

    Highlight  |  Fedor vs. Rogers weigh-in highlight video report dead link

    Watch this HL video from the Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Rogers weigh-ins.

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