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Strikeforce: Overeem vs. Werdum Set for April 9th
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The second quarterfinal leg of Strikeforce's World Grand Prix: Heavyweight Tournament will take place April 9 at a to-be-determined location.

Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker confirmed the date Thursday afternoon following the final news conference for a Jan. 29 Showtime-televised card.

While venues in the U.S., Canada and Brazil remain in play for a card featuring Alistair Overeem against Fabricio Werdum, Josh Barnett versus Brett Rogers, and, Coker confirmed, the return of Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez, Japan appears to be the front runner.
Alistair Overeem (34-11) -340 vs. Fabricio Werdum (14-4-1) +260
Alistair OvereemFabricio Werdum
Josh Barnett (26-5) -300 vs. Brett Rogers (11-2) +240
Josh BarnettBrett Rogers
Gilbert Melendez (18-2) vs. Tatsuya Kawajiri (27-6-2) [rumored] [LW title]
Gilbert Melendez

Strikeforce in April coverage

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