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Strikeforce tourney fights pushed back

Updated: March 2, 2011, 6:48 AM ET
By Josh Gross | ESPN.com

Strikeforce has postponed World Grand Prix bouts pitting Alistair Overeem against Fabricio Werdum, and Josh Barnett versus Brett Rogers from April 9 to June 18, blaming a lack of promotion time and limited venue options.

"We just ran out of time," Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker said Tuesday, referring to the second leg of its Heavyeight Tournament quarterfinal round. "I didn't find a venue that we thought would work for everybody, so we decided to move it."

The June 18 card will take ...

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