Fights Fedor Emelianenko 2018
In the spring of 2018, the first battle with Fedor Emelianenko will take place. His opponent will be the American Frank World. The confrontation will show the form in which the Russian “Last Emperor” is. Defeat can be the beginning of the end of a career, and victory - to awaken a second youth! When and where will the fight take place? What kind of baggage did the fighters come to? And what other meetings with the participation of the Russian MMA master should his fans expect in 2018?
When and where will the battles of Fyodor Emelianenko be held in 2018
The Russian will hold his first bout April 28, 2018. Opponent multiple champion of the world will be the American heavyweight Frank World. The meeting of two masters of MMA will be held in the United States, in the walls of the Chicago sports complex "Olstate Arena". The fight will take place in the framework of the Grand Prix tournament for the championship belt Bellator.
Frank World is a mixed-style American fighter. The peak of his professional career came in the first half of the 2000s, when he won the UFS heavyweight championship belt. On account of the athlete victory over such masters of MMA, like Roberto Travin, Pete Williams and Tim Sylvia.
At present, Frank Mira is not doing well.Age and past injuries do not have the best effect on physical fitness. Triumph over Emelianenko can be a stimulus that will give a second wind to his career!
Another opponent of Fyodor Emelianenko in the next battle in 2018 could be Chel Sonnen - Bellator semifinalist. The date of the fight is not known. It will probably be held in the summer of 2018. To fight with Sonnen, the “Emperor” must defeat Peace.
Chel Sonnen is one of the best representatives of UFS. He has 45 fights, 30 of which ended in his favor. Such prominent representatives of mixed martial arts such as Brian Baker, Michael Bisping and Brian Stann became victims of Sonnen.
After losing to Brazilian Anderson Silva in 2012, Sonnen took a career break. He returned to Octagon a few years later. In 2017, he fought with Tito Ortiz and Wanderlei Silva. The first fight ended in defeat, and the second - a victory. The last match with Sonnen was held on January 21, 2018. The 40-year-old athlete overcame his compatriot Quinton Jackson. The standoff took place in the framework of the Grand Prix tournament for the championship belt Bellator.
How Fyodor Emelianenko approached the battles
More than once the opinion was expressed that it was time for the Russian to finish with a professional career. However, the legend of MMA is clearly unwilling to retire. 41-year-old fighter passionately wants to prove that in the fifth dozen you can and should strive for sports tops!
Emelianenko is a real legend of MMA. The Russian had 42 fights, of which only five ended in defeat. On the account of the “Emperor” there are four champion belts according to the “Pride FC” version and two each according to the “RINGS” and “WAMMA” versions.
Unfortunately, Fedor has not been shining so much on the octagon lately as before. But this does not prevent him from remaining one of the best fighters of mixed martial arts!
The last serious fight the Russian had in June 2017. He met with Matt Mitrion. Victory left for the American.