Fedor Emelianenko takes on Badr before fighting Bellator for his title
Moscow, February 3 – Russian mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter Fedor Emelianenko turned out to be heavier than his rival in the title fight for the Bellator heavyweight championship belt, American Ryan Bader, according to the promotion’s Twitter.
Emelianenko’s fight for Badr’s heavyweight championship belt will take place in Los Angeles on February 4 as part of the Bellator 290 tournament. Earlier, the 46-year-old Russian said that this fight would be the last in his professional career.
Emelianenko showed 107.1 kg on the scales. His opponent weighs 106.3 kg. Both athletes met the heavyweight limit.
Emelianenko and Bader previously fought in January 2019. He defeated American Fedor by knockout in the first minute of the fight. Emelianenko has a record of 40 victories with six defeats in his mixed martial arts (MMA) career. Bader, 39, has a record of 30 wins and seven losses.
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