Strikeforce Heavyweight Champion Alistair Overeem will return to the USA after a three-year long absence, to defend his title against the heavy handed Brett Rogers, in the main event of Strikeforce: Heavy Artillery. The famous Golden Glory Gym product is currently on an impressive seven-fight winning streak, claiming a prestigious third place in the K-1 World Grand Prix last year. Ubereem will look to make a statement against Brett Rogers, that he is the one who truly deserves to challenge "The Last Emperor" Fedor Emelianenko for his crown.

Previously undefeated Brett Rogers would like to get back to the winning ways, after the second round loss to Fedor Emelianenko in the last November. Rogers changed his training camp, preparing for the fight against Overeem in Ambition MMA Team under Mike Reilly. Rogers never went to distance in his young career, as all of his 10 victories come by the way of vicious knockouts.

The fight between Alistair Overeem and Brett Rogers is expected to be a classic stand-up war, that will almost certainly end by a highlight reel knockout. Do not forget to join us at for the LIVE Play-by-Play Commentary and Discussion for the event.

Alistair Overeem def. Brett Rogers
via TKO (Ground and Pound) Round 1
Round 1: 

The fight begins, with Alistair Overeem centering the cage. Brett Rogers is keeping distance at the moment, measuring his jab. Alistair Overeem is looking for an opening here, but he is punishing Rogers with a powerful leg kicks first. Alistair Overeem throws Brett Rogers like a rag doll! Rogers is on the ground and Alistair Overeem begins to throw bombs from the top. Side control from Overeem, as the Dutchman is punishing Rogers with elbows and knees to the body. Brett Rogers is struggling to find a solution for Overeem’s power so far. Alistair Overeem is looking for the Guillotine Choke here, but he decides to continue punishing Rogers on the ground. Beserk ground and pound from Alistair Overeem, and Big John stops the fight! Alistair Overeem defends his title by destroying Brett Rogers!!! How about that folks! Impressive victory from Alistair Overeem