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Russia's ‘Last Emperor' targeting US rival for final fight

Posted On: Dec 8, 2022   |   Posted By: RT

Russia's ‘Last Emperor' targeting US rival for final fight

Fedor Emelianenko is due to fight just once more in his legendary career
Fedor Emelianenko, often regarded as the finest heavyweight fighter in the history of mixed martial arts, is set to call time on his career - but not before he attempts to exact a measure of revenge from the last man to have defeated him inside the cage.
Former PRIDE standout Emelianenko, 46, has lost just six times in a career spanning 47 fights across 22 years, but perhaps none of those defeats stung quite as much as the TKO loss he suffered to American fighter Ryan Bader just 35 seconds into their Bellator heavyweight title fight in January 2019.
It was the first time in Emelianenko's legendary career in which he came up short in world a title fight - but, according to Bellator chief Scott Coker, the scene is set for Fedor to challenge for a title belt one final time before he hangs up his gloves.
At least, that is, if the man known as the ‘Last Emperor' gets his wish.

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