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The Russian fighter of the mixed style (MMA) Sergei Kharitonov can become a rival for Alexander Emelyanenko on the tournament “Battle on the Volga 11”. About it reports TASS.
The organizers of the tournament proposed a 38-year-old to leave Kharitonov vs Emelianenko may 10. Initial financial conditions are not satisfied the heavyweight. Kharitonov voiced their wishes. The talks continue.
March 14, Emelianenko announced that it will participate in the tournament “battle on the Volga 11”. The fighter admitted that the organizers have not yet picked up his opponent.
The fighters exchanged hard-hitting statements in social networks. Kharitonov urged to return Emelianenko in Chechnya after the latter was arrested for driving drunk in Kislovodsk. Emelianenko in turn insulted the fighter in his Instagram, calling him a cunt.
Both heavyweights have met each other at the Pride tournament in 2006. Then Emelianenko defeated Kharitonov via TKO.
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