It’s pretty much official. Fedor “The Last Emperor” Emelianenko will be taking on Antonio “Big Foot” Silva. A set date has still not been decided upon, but the fight will most likely be taking place at the yet to be announced event on February 12th at the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
The bout is expected to be part of a rumored Strikeforce heavyweight tournament that will continue over the course of many different events. It will take place in the quarter finals of the predicted eight-man tourney.
Updates on the event as news comes in.