Completed Event

Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Rogers

Strikeforce
  • 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
  • Ticket Revenue (live gate):
  • Attendance: 11,512
  • TV Ratings: 4,040,000 viewers (5,060,000 peak)
  • Number of Bouts: 9
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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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Strikeforce Fight Card

Bout   Info
Fedor Emelianenko   defeats   Brett Rogers   via KO/TKO, Punches
Main Event | Title Fight | Heavyweight | 265 lbs (120.2 kg)
#57 Greatest Knockout of All Time
#19 Best MMA Fight of the Year for 2009
  1:48 Round 2 of 5, 6:48 Total Bout Page
Referee: John McCarthy
Jake Shields   defeats   Jason Miller   via Decision, Unanimous
Main Card | Title Fight | Middleweight | 185 lbs (83.9 kg)
  5 Rounds, 25:00 Total Bout Page
Referee: John McCarthy
Gegard Mousasi   defeats   Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou   via KO/TKO, Punches
Main Card | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs (93.0 kg)
  3:43 Round 2 of 3, 8:43 Total Bout Page
Referee: David Smith
Fabrício Werdum   defeats   Antônio Silva   via Decision, Unanimous
Main Card | Heavyweight | 265 lbs (120.2 kg)
  3 Rounds, 15:00 Total Bout Page
Referee: Todd Frederickson
Marloes Coenen   defeats   Roxanne Modafferi   via Submission, Armbar
Preliminary Card | Featherweight | 145 lbs (65.8 kg)
  1:05 Round 1 of 3 Bout Page
Referee: Mike Reid
Jeff Curran   defeats   Dustin Neace   via Submission, Rib Injury
Preliminary Card | Catchweight | 150 lbs (68.0 kg)
  1:39 Round 1 of 3 Bout Page
Referee: Todd Frederickson
Shamar Bailey   defeats   John Kolosci   via Decision, Unanimous
Preliminary Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs (77.1 kg)
  3 Rounds, 15:00 Total Bout Page
Referee: David Smith
Nate Moore   defeats   Louis Taylor   via KO/TKO, Punches
Preliminary Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs (83.9 kg)
  3:24 Round 2 of 3, 8:24 Total Bout Page
Referee: Todd Frederickson
Christian Uflacker   defeats   Jonatas Novaes   via Decision, Unanimous
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs (70.3 kg)
  3 Rounds, 15:00 Total Bout Page
Referee: Mike Reid

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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