The three-time world Combat Sambo champion Aleksander Emelianenko entered this fight with a professional mma record of 28-7-0 (89% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.28 heavyweight in the world. He suffered his last loss when he faced Dmitriy Sosnovskiy in 2014 (Aleksander Emelianenko vs Dmitriy Sosnovskiy), since then he has won five bouts beating Szymon Bajor, Gabriel Gonzaga (Aleksander Emelianenko vs Gabriel Gonzaga) and Viktor Pesta in 2018 (Aleksander Emelianenko vs Viktor Pesta).
His opponent, Tony Johnson, has an official record of 11-4-0 (55% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.58 in the same weight class but he lost two out of his last three fights, against Cheik Kongo (Cheick Kongo vs Tony Johnson) in 2016 and with Vitaly Minakov in 2017 (Vitaly Minakov vs Tony Johnson); between these two bouts he defeated Magomedbag Agaev. Emelianenko vs Johnson is the main event of WFCA 50 (World Fighting Championship Akhmat). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: WFCA 50: Emelianenko vs Johnson
Where: Russia Concert Hall, Moscow, Russia
Division: heavyweight (265 lbs, 120 kg)
Emelianenko’s previous fight: Aleksander Emelianenko vs Viktor Pesta
Johnson’s previous fight: Vitaly Minakov vs Tony Johnson
Emelianenko vs Johnson full fight video:
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