Fedor Emelianenko updates his fighting future following KO loss to Matt Mitrione
Mixed martial arts legend Fedor Emelianenko (36-5 MMA) suffered a first-round knockout loss to Matt Mitrione in the co-main event of last night’s Bellator NYC fight card in New York.
The loss, which came following some viscous ground and pound from Mitrione, was proceeded by a wild double knockdown after both men landed heavy right hands simultaneously.
Check out the double knockdown below:
This close to a Double KO in the Mitrione-Fedor fight.pic.twitter.com/0r2J4eEj8n
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During last night’s Bellator NYC post-fight press conference, “The Last Emperor” stated that he plans to keep fighting despite the setback.
“I want to keep fighting.” – Fedor
Prior to his fight with Mitrione, Fedor had strung together five-straight wins which included three stoppage victories.
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