While only one fight appears to be “officially” confirmed for Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Rogers , over the past 36 hours reports would indicate that the televised portion of the organizations debut card on CBS has finally been set.
In a report earlier today, sources close to the organization confirmed to MMAJunkie, that Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou would fill the void and face off with the Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Gegard Mousasi . Mousasi vs. Sokoudjou was originally scheduled to take place as part of the semi-finals at the DREAM. Super Hulk Tournament. Mousasi was unable to participate due to a shoulder injury, while Sokoudjou advanced to the finals by defeating Bob Sapp.
According to reports the fight will be a non title affair as part of the nights 4 televised bouts.
The rumored final televised card is as follows.
* Fedor Emelianenko vs. Brett Rogers
* Jason “Mayhem” Miller vs. Jake Shields (for Strikeforces middleweight title)
* Gegard Mousasi vs. Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou
* Antonio Silva vs. Fabricio Werdum
While all indications are that this should be the final televised card, only the nights headline fight has been officially confirmed by the organization, while some of the other fights ar still waiting on approval by the Illinois Athletic Commission.