Arlovski to face Rogers on June 6 (updated)
Fight emcee Jimmy Lennon Jr. announced today in St. Louis that former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski would face former EliteXC fighter Brett Rogers live on Showtime from the Scottrade Center in St. Louis on June 6.
Lennon claimed the fight was confirmed just an hour before the press conference began, and the bout joins “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler vs. Jake Shields, Nick Diaz vs. Scott Smith, Kevin Randleman vs. Mike Whitehead, and Phil Baroni vs. Joe Riggs on an “an already stacked, world-championship caliber fight card,” Lennon said.
The event will be televised live on SHOWTIME® at 10 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the West Coast).
Tickets for Strikeforce: “Lawler vs. Shields”, priced from $30, are on sale now at the Scottrade Center box office as well as at all Ticketmaster locations (800-745-3000), Ticketmaster online, and Strikeforce’s official website.