Page 1 of 3
Fedor Emelianenko has been the hottest free agent in MMA since coming out of his heaven ordained retirement, and a long-awaited run in the UFC seems like it may finally become a reality. According to former middleweight and light heavyweight contender Chael Sonnen, though, the Last Emperor joining the UFC is already a done deal and his first opponent has already been chosen.
Who is it, you ask? None other than former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva.
Here’s what he said on his “You’re Welcome” podcast (transcript c/o BJPenn.com)
So, you might have heard this rumor, but if you haven’t then I’ll start if for you. I can confirm that this is being tried to put together. This is happening at the UFC, but they’re trying to put a fight together Frank, 205 pounds, Fedor Emelianenko, you ready for this?, versus Anderson Silva.
Is that true, though? Well, since you ask…
Continue to the next page:
Page 1 of 3: