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The Russian fighter of the mixed style (MMA) Fedor Emelianenko will fight against the American Quinton Jackson. This was reported in the Instagram account of promotion Bellator, which is Emelianenko.
The fight will take place on December 29 in Tokyo. Bellator will hold a joint tournament with the organization Rizin. As reported on 7 October, this fight will be for Emelianenko last in Japan.
On account of Jackson’s 38 wins and 13 defeats in fights under MMA rules. Emelianenko won 38 victories and suffered 6 defeats, another fight was declared invalid. Last time he went into the octagon in January and got knocked out American Ryan Bader.
October 5, Bellator President Scott Coker said that before the end of his career, the 43-year-old Emelianenko left to hold three fights, the last of which should pass in Russia. In June of this year, Emelianenko signed a new contract with the promotion, which is designed for three games.