The morning of the twenty-ninth of April began with cheers of many local fans of MMA. As predicted by many bookmakers, Fedor Emelianenko without special problems has finished with Frank Mir. To knock out the American, Patriotic veteran of the mixed single combats took forty-eight seconds. Eventually Emelianenko passes into the semi-finals of the Grand Prix Bellator, where "the Last Emperor" will face another American, chael Sonnen.
Before that Fedor did not go in the cage since June of last year, when in the first round lost to Matt Mitrione. This fighter after defeating Roy Nelson will act parallel to the semi-finals of the Grand Prix of Bellator. His opponent will be determined on the twelfth day of may in the battle of king Mo and Ryan of Badera.
But the opponent Emelianenko, his age, forty-one-year chael Sonnen has already begun to affect Russian psychological pressure. The rivals met immediately after the victory of Fedora on duel of views. Also Sonnen several times impartially spoke about the early fights Emelianenko in the Pride promotion, accusing him of involvement in the "false" matches.
At the moment on account of Fyodor forty-three fights at the professional level. In thirty-seven of them he has won twelve knockouts in sixteen deals, and nine – after the judicial decision. Emelianenko has lost only five times in your entire career. Also one fight declared invalid. In the "service record" Sonnen forty-five battles, thirty victories and fifteen defeats.