Fedor, Emelianenko: Sergey Guneev / RIA Novosti
American fighter mixed martial (MMA) Cheyl Sonnen shared his opinion about his opponent in the semi-finals of the Grand Prix Bellator — Russian Fedor Emelianenko. This fighter said in an interview with journalist Luke Thomas on radio Sirius XM, the recording of which is available on the YouTube channel of Thomas.
“There is one thing I respect, and even fear Emelianenko is its speed. In addition, he has the power. Combine these two qualities and get the problem. In particular, it has become a problem for Frank Mir (opponent Emelianenko in the quarterfinals of the tournament, — approx. “Of the tape.ru”), “—said the 41-year-old American.
Sonnen and Emelianenko will clash in the finals of the Grand Prix of Bellator in heavy weight on October 13 in new York. The tournament is played in the playoffs. The winner of the Grand Prix will get the title of champion in heavy weight. For Sonnen the quarter-finals ended with a victory over compatriot Quinton Jackson. Emelianenko in the first round knocked out Frank Mir.
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