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Aleksander Emelianenko announced that he plans to speak to UFC

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DescriptionAlexander Emelianenko© Valery sharifulin/TASS

TAS, July 13. Russian fighter Alexander Emelianenko has no plans for a performance in the ultimate fighting championship (UFC). He stated this during an online conference.

“We need at home in the country to develop our sport – said Emelianenko. – I have been told that there are no cocktails in the UFC championship, it is simply just a glorified, hyped tournament. We need to do the same, to fight and to do it the normal competition, show. Not to break in America, to promote their product and to popularize our”.

The next fight Emelianenko will his fellow countryman Magomed Ismailov. The fight will take place on July 24 in Sochi.

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