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Dana White fires Strikeforce heavyweight Brett Rogers

June 30, 2011 |  4:34 pm

Fabforum According to multiple reports, UFC President Dana White has fired Strikeforce heavyweight competitor Brett Rogers after Rogers was arrested Wednesday for allegedly beating up his wife.

Police in Apple Valley, Minn., charged Rogers with four felonies: assault in the third degree; domestic assault by strangulation; pattern of stalking conduct; and endangerment of a child. The Dakota County Sheriff's Dept. on Thursday listed Rogers as still being in jail, with bail currently set at $100,000.

Rogers most recently competed two weeks ago at the second stage of the Strikeforce heavyweight grand prix, losing to Josh Barnett.

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Photo: Brett Rogers. Credit: Strikeforce.