MMA: Grim times for the Last Emperor
The match is supposed to take place in November, with the precise date and venue not yet set.
The top-ranked heavyweight in the MMA Rankings, Emelianenko put his signature under the deal with Strikeforce – the US-based mixed martial arts (MMA) and kickboxing organization – on August 3, after his bout with Josh Barnett at the Affliction: ‘Trilogy’ event was cancelled due to his rival failing a drug test.
The Affliction promotion company decided not to organize a mixed martial arts events after that.
Brett ‘Grim’ Rogers is so far undefeated in the ring, with a 10-0 record. He’s won all of his fights by KO, with just one of his rivals surviving till the second round.
The 28-year-old needed just 22 seconds to get the better of the experienced Andrey Arlovski of Belarus during his last fight on June 6.