Fedor Emelianenko updates his fighting future following KO loss to Matt Mitrione

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:

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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