Fedor, Emelianenko: Gregory Payan / AP
Became known, the amount of guaranteed payments to the Russian obitsu mixed martial (MMA) Fedor Emelianenko and American Ryan Bader in the finals of the Grand Prix of heavyweights of Bellator. It is reported by MMA Fighting.
42-year-old Emelianenko is guaranteed to receive 300 thousand dollars with no win bonus. His opponent will earn 150 thousand dollars without a bonus.
Emelianenko won two American soldiers on the way to the finals of the tournament. First Russian in the first round knocked out Frank Mir. In the semi-finals of the Grand Prix, Emelianenko also finish the fight in the first five minutes, this time surpassing Chala Sonnen.
35-year-old Bader is the defending champion of Bellator in a light heavyweight. In the semi-finals of the Grand Prix he defeated compatriot Matt Mitrione.
The fight between Bader and Emelianenko will be held in Inglewood, California, on January 26. Moscow time Bellator 214 will be held on the night of January 27.
Video, photo All from Russia.