Fedor Emelianenko: Jeff Chiu / AP
The Russian fighter of the mixed style (MMA) fighter Alexander Emelianenko told about the relationship with his older brother fighter Fedor Emelianenko. Interview with heavyweight came out on the YouTube channel Sport24.
“Brother Theodore, I have no quarrels were not. I called him a year ago. Asked if he’s got me with any questions. He said he is not offended in me,” said 38-year-old Emelianenko. He stressed that Fedor didn’t call him, despite the agreement.” I don’t think he called back in connection with the employment. I decided not to bother,” added the heavyweight.
The conflict between athletes erupted in the fall of 2017. Then Alexander called the older brother surrounded by “sycophants” and the alleged refusal of Fedor to stand up for him in conflict with other Russian fighter Sergei Kharitonov. In response, Fyodor published an open letter in which he called the younger brother of Judas.
42-year-old Fedor Emelianenko continues his professional career. The heavyweight will fight against the American Quinton Jackson in the Bellator tournament in Japan 29 Dec. Alexander is in November, you will fight under Boxing rules against a powerlifter and weightlifter Mikhail Koklyaev.
Both brothers known for her performances in the Japanese organization Pride. After the company ceased to exist, Fedor competed in Strikeforce, M-1, Bellator. Alexander was marked by fights in M-1, ProFC, WFCA, RCC.
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