Strikeforce have released a new video promo for their upcoming heavyweight grand-prix which kicks off on February 12th.

The video sees many of the stars of the event gathering for a pre-event photo-shoot and offering their thoughts on the drama that’s going to unfold over the coming months.

Fabricio Werdum: This tournament is very important for Strikeforce. The best heavyweights in the world are in Strikeforce now.

Andrei Arlovski: “People [have been] waiting for a long time for a tournament like this. I’m going to do everything possible to be a champion.”

Antonio Silva: “I’m very happy. Strikeforce have the best heavyweights in the world. Tapout or knockout – I’m going to win.”

Josh Barnett: “I personally think a tournament of this magnitude, definitely for Strikeforce, it’s really going to put us on the map with this.”

Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker: “It’s great for everybody. It’s great for our company and it’s great for the fans.”

Check out the full promo below: