Strikeforce: Dallas | Josh Barnett vs Brett RogersCategory: MMA
MATCHUP: Josh “The Baby Faced Assassin” Barnett vs Brett “The Grim” Rogers
EVENT: Strikeforce: Overeem vs. Werdum (Strikeforce: Dallas)
DATE: June 18, 2011
VENUE: American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas, United States
FIGHT DETAILS: Josh Barnett faces Brett Rogers in the final quarterfinal match in the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix tournament.
American Barnett (29wins – 5 losses, 7 KOs / 17 submissions) is the former UFC Heavyweight Champion and the King of Pancrase Openweight Champion. Barnett is currently ranked No. 9 heavyweight in the world by MMANews.com.
American Rogers (11 wins – 2 losses, 9 KOs / 1 submission) is a former contender for the Strikeforce Heavyweight championship.
He faced champion Alistair Overeem on May 15, 2010 at Strikeforce: Heavy Artillery but was knocked out at 3:40 of round 1, landing only one punch in the entire fight according to CompuStrike.
FIGHT RESULT: Barnett defeated Rogers via submission (arm triangle choke) at 1:17 of round 2.
Watch the Josh Barnett vs Brett Rogers fight video below:
You can also watch the other Heavyweight Grand Prix Quarterfinal bout, Alistair Overeem vs Fabricio Werdum fight video.If you want to receive my latest posts, please subscribe to my full feed RSS or have them delivered through email. Just enter your email address below and hit the Subscribe button.