Alexander Emelianenko: Vladimir Astapkovich / RIA Novosti
The Russian fighter of the mixed style (MMA) fighter Aleksander Emelianenko will fight under Boxing rules against compatriot lifter Michael Koklyaev. Tickets for the fight are already on sale.
The bout will take place at “VTB arena Park” on November 29. Opponent Fedor has no experience in martial arts.
4 Sep koklyaev posted a photo to Instagram, which allegedly puts the signature under the contract for a fight against 38-year-old Emelianenko. Before the athlete has repeatedly posted a video of the preparation for the match.
Talk about the battle began in the spring. Then koklyaev and Emelianenko fight in social networks.
The last time Emelianenko spoke in August 2018. Then fight the Russians and Americans Tony Johnson ended in a draw. In March, the fighter has terminated the contract the promotion of Russian Cagefighting Championship. Emelianenko was detained in a drunken state after he fled the scene of an accident in Kislovodsk.
Emelianenko known for his performances in the Japanese organization Pride. He is the younger brother of another Russian heavyweight Fedor Emelianenko.
Video, photo All from Russia.