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Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix Semifinals Scheduled for Sept. 10

The semifinals of Strikeforce’s heavyweight grand prix are scheduled to take place at a September 10 Strikeforce event, according to MMAjunkie.

The semifinal bouts include Alistair Overeem vs. Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva and Josh Barnett vs. Sergei Kharitonov.

Overeem and Barnett advanced  to the semis with wins in June, while Silva and Kharitonov won their quarterfinals in February.

The Sept. 10 event is not yet official, but will air on Showtime from a location to-be-determined and also includes middleweight champ Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza vs. Luke Rockhold, “King” Mo Lawal vs. Roger Gracie, Josh Thomson vs. Maximo Blanco, and Gegard Mousasi vs. Mike Kyle.

The addition of the heavyweight semifinals could bump at least one of the matchups to the preliminary card or another event.

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