Scott Coker UFC 130 Presser: Strikeforce Cuts Deal With HDNet

Strikeforce main man, and now once again officially CEO, Scott Coker had a brief press availability today in Las Vegas in advance of the UFC 130 event. 

He announced that Strikeforce has cut a deal with HDNet to air the preliminary fights for the June 18th Strikeforce: Overeem vs Werdum event. All five preliminary fights will be aired on HDNet: Jorge Masvidal vs K.J. NoonsGesias Cavalcante vs Justin Wilcox, Julie Kedze vs Amanda Nunes, Mike Bronzoulis vs Todd Moore, and Magno Almeida vs Conor Heun

Coker also announced that after the July 22nd Strikeforce Challengers show in Washington State, all future Strikeforce Challengers cards will be held at The Pearl at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Coker also officially announced Fedor Emelianenko vs Dan Henderson for July 30th at the Sears Center in Chicago. It will air on Showtime, not Pay Per View. We've got a separate post on that fight.

UPDATE: Dustin Green of CSN Washington's 'The Fight Fix' is the first with footage of StrikeforcePresident Scott Coker's announcement that former PRIDE heavyweight champion Fedor Emelianenko would face current Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Dan Henderson.

You can also see The Fight Fix at CSNWashington.com. SBNation and Comcast SportsNet are proud to bring you The Fight Fix on BloodyElbow.com andSBNation.com/MMA every week.

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