- Saturday 11.07.2009
- 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
Emelianenko vs. Rogers (9), Miller vs. Shields (8)
Mousasi vs. Sokoudjou (7), Bailey vs. Kolosci (3)
Silva vs. Werdum (6), Curran vs. Neace (4), Moore vs. Taylor (2)
Coenen vs. Modafferi (5), Novaes vs. Uflacker (1)
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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.
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.