Bellator reported that the next rival of the legendary mixed martial arts fighter Fedor Emelianenko could be 43-year-old Brazilian Lyoto Machida, a former UFC light heavyweight champion. TASS informs about this, citing a source in the promotion.
On account of Machida there are 26 victories and 11 defeats in mixed martial arts. In April, he lost to Ryan Bader by unanimous decision.
Fedor Emelianenko will hold the next fight in Moscow on October 23. The fight with his participation will be the main event of the show. The Russian athlete has not appeared in the Octagon since December 2019. Then he knocked out ex-UFC fighter Quinton Jackson. That fight took place in Japan.