On July 30th, Fedor Emelianenko and Dan Henderson will fight at the full range heavyweight division. Scott Coker, Strikeforce CEO, made the announcement about the upcoming fight on Saturday. The event will take place at Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates and will air on Showtime. Henderson is a light-heavyweight champion and this will be his first heavyweight opponent in more than 10 years.
Henderson comes off a knockout win over Rafael Cavlcante, while Emelianenko looks to get back on track after his two consecutive losses . Emelianenko lost to both Fabricio Wedum and Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva.