The Russian fighter of the mixed single combats Fedor Emelyanenko can hold his next fight in early 2017, and under the auspices of the Bellator series, reports Flocombat.com.
According to the information portal, the opponent Emelianenko will be American Matt Mitrion, the parties are now in active negotiations on the fight.
Earlier in mass media appeared information that the Russians began preparing for the next game, but his coach Alexander Michkov said the Agency “R-Sport”that talks about the new fight go sluggish, and “Fedor just continues to support form”.
The last fight Emelianenko had a bout with Brazilian Fabio Maldonado, which took place in June in Saint-Petersburg and ended with the victory of the Russians split decision.
Mitrion previously played American football, and since 2009, began his career as a fighter. In all that time he spent 16 fights under the auspices of the UFC, in which he scored 11 wins (10 by knockout) and five defeats.