The Tournament Begins:
Alistair Overeem's visit to the USA continues as he does some promotional activities and visits a school. He helps his brother, Valentijn Overeem with his first Strikeforce fight, and witnesses the first round of the tournament he will enter on the 18th of June.
The Strikeforce heavyweight tournament footage starts at the 7:15 min mark:
The Grand Prix will continue with two more two quarterfinal matchups on Saturday, June 18, when STRIKEFORCE Heavyweight World Champion Alistair "The Demolition Man" Overeem [Num.7] faces the only man to tap out Fedor, the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu specialist Fabricio Werdum [Num.2], and hard-hitting Brett "The Grim" Rogers [Num.14] meets former UFC champion Josh Barnett [Num.15].
Alistair "Demolition Man" Overeem (34-11)
Win Todd Duffee - KO (Punches) K-1 - Dynamite!
Win Brett Rogers - TKO (Punches) Strikeforce
Win Kazuyuki Fujita - KO (Knee) K-1 - Dynamite!
Fabricio "Vai Cavalo" Werdum (14-4-1)
Win Fedor Emelianenko - Submission (Triangle Armbar) Strikeforce
Win Antonio Silva - Decision (Unanimous) Strikeforce
Win Mike Kyle - Submission (Guillotine Choke) Strikeforc