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Bellator Heavyweight KO Artist Brett Rogers Preparing For Tournament Debut

Looking to build on his recent second-round TKO victory, heavy-handed KO artist Brett “Da Grim” Rogers (12-4) of St. Paul, Minn. has joined premiere Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) training camp American Top Team in Coconut Creek, Fla. in preparation for his first Bellator Fighting Championships heavyweight tournament matchup in Hammond, Ind. on Oct. 5, live
September 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Brett Rogers wins Bellator debut

There were many questions surrounding Brett Rogers MMA career after signing with Bellator. Could he reach the full potential many predicted he would achieve back in Strikeforce? That question remains to be seen yet his debut at Bellator 71 is certainly a step in the right direction. Related posts: Fedor’s Management Says Brett Rogers Is Better Than Brock Lesnar Strikeforce...
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June 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Bellator 71 features Rogers-Asplund, Light Heavyweight Tourney Quarterfinals

The Bellator Fighting Championships kicks off their Summer Series light heavyweight tournament with Bellator 71 on June 22nd. Former Strikeforce heavyweight Brett Rogers will also make his debut inside the Bellator cage. Eight light heavyweights will begin their quest to capture the tournament title with three straight wins. The winner will earn a title shot against current champion...
Via MMA Interplay
June 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Heavyweight Brett Rogers Finds Fresh Start with Bellator

Press Release: Heavyweight Brett Rogers Finds Fresh Start With Bellator Fighting Championships   Brett “Da Grim” Rogers Joins Bellator; Makes Debut June 22 at Bellator 71 CHICAGO, Ill. (June 5, 2012) — To describe the career of Brett Rogers as a roller coaster ride could be considered a massive understatement. The former heavyweight title contender was at the top of the MMA...
June 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Bellator signs Brett Rogers

Brett Rogers, former Strikeforce heavyweight, has signed with Bellator. Bellator has not announced an opponent yet. Rogers will make his promotional debut on Bellator 71. Rogers was released from Strikeforce after his arrest for domestic violence. He started his career with a 10-0 record. He then declined to a 1-4 with losses to Fedor Emelianenko, [...]
June 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Heavyweight Brett Rogers inks deal with Bellator, makes debut at Bellator 71

Former Strikeforce heavyweight Brett Rogers has signed with the Bellator Fighting Championships. Bellator officials announced the signing on Tuesday. Bellator offers Rogers (11-4, 1 NC) an opportunity to kickstart his mixed martial arts career. He opened his MMA career with ten consecutive wins which included a 22 second technical knockout of Andrei Arlovski. However, Rogers has...
Via MMA Interplay
June 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Bellator Signs Former Strikeforce Star Brett Rogers

Bellator Fighting Championships has decided to roll the dice on former Strikeforce star Brett Rogers (Pictured). The troubled heavyweight will make his promotional debut on June 22nd at “Bellator 71.” “I am incredibly thankful to Bellator for giving me and my family this opportunity,” said Rogers. “I feel that I am still one of the top heavyweights in the sport and now...
June 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Brett Rogers sentenced to 60 days in jail for assault

Former Strikeforce heavyweight star Brett Rogers was sentenced to 60 days in jail for the assault that left his wife with a golf-ball sized wound on her head and without a tooth. He will also be on probation for three years, and was given credit for 26 days behind jail. He pleaded guilty to third-degree assault. Rogers was arrested in June for the incident. Witnesses saw him hitting...
Via Cage Writer
December 01, 2011  |  Discuss

Brett Rogers Sentenced to 60 Days in Jail for Domestic Assault

On Wednesday, former Strikeforce heavyweight Brett Rogers (Pictured) was sentenced to 60 days in jail for beating his wife at their home in Apple Valley, Minnesota this past June. According to, Rogers was issued three years probation and is not allowed to have contact with his wife until he completes a domestic abuse program and his probation officer approves the...
November 30, 2011  |  Discuss

Brett Rogers Arrested Again

Brett Rogers (Pictured) was arrested Monday morning for allegedly violating the terms of his pre-sentencing release. According to the AppleValleyPatch, a warrant to take Rogers into custody was issued on September 30th, but specifics regarding where failed to comply with the conditions of his agreement were not disclosed.  Last month, the former Strikeforce heavyweight pleaded...
October 24, 2011  |  Discuss
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