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Russian fighter mixed martial (MMA), Magomed Ismailov told about the communication with his opponent Alexander Emelianenko after their duel in the tournament ACA 107. About it reports a “Match TV”.
34-year-old Ismailov admitted that Emelianenko asked him about carrying out revenge. This soldier said that he did not intend to make heavy weight. For a fight against Emelianenko Ismailov gained weight. Before the fight he was 93,8 kg. This soldier stands in the middle weight category.
24 Jul Ismayilov knocked out his opponent in the tournament in Sochi. The referee stopped the fight in the third round, marking the defeat of 38-year-old Emelianenko by knockout. Heavyweight, lost for the first time in 2014.
Ismailov challenged Emelianenko in December 2019. The duel was to be held in April. However, due to the pandemic, tournament fighters was postponed.
Emelianenko known for his performances in Pride. In the asset 39-year-old heavyweight 28 wins, eight defeats. In August of 2018, he fought with the American Tony Johnson — the fight ended in a draw.
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