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Overeem vs. Rogers, Arlovski vs. Silva Announced for “Strikeforce: Heavy Artillery” on May 15 in St. Louis

Alistair OvereemStrikeforce heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem will make his anticipated return to the promotion on May 15 against Brett Rogers in the main event of “Strikeforce: Heavy Artillery” in St. Louis, Strikeforce today announced.

The Showtime-televised event is also set to feature Andrei Arlovski vs. Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva.

Both matchups were previously reported by

The event is also rumored to include Antwain Britt vs. Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante, Roger Gracie vs. Kevin Randleman, and Vitor “Shaolin” Ribeiro vs. Lyle Beerbohm.

Tickets for “Heavy Artillery” go on sale to Strikeforce newsletter subscribers on Tuesday, March 23, before going on sale to the general public on Thursday, March 25, through the Scottrade Center, Ticketmaster, and

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Pictured: Alistair Overeem


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