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.31 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 beat Geronimo Dos Santos, Virgil Zwicker, Szymon Bajor and Gabriel Gonzaga (Aleksander Emelianenko vs Gabriel Gonzaga).
His opponent, Viktor Pesta, has an official record of 13-5-0 (69% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.47 in the same weight class. He suffered three consecutive losses between 2015 and 2017, the last one with Alexey Oleynik (Alexey Oleynik vs Viktor Pesta), but then he has won over Michał Kita, Alexei Kudin and Alexander Gladkov. Emelianenko vs Pesta is the main event of Russian Cagefighting Championship 3 – RCC 3. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Russian Cagefighting Championship 3
Where: KRK Arena Uralets, Yekaterinburg, Russia
Division: heavyweight (265 lbs, 120 kg)
Emelianenko’s previous fight: Aleksander Emelianenko vs Gabriel Gonzaga
Emelianenko’s next fight: Aleksander Emelianenko vs Tony Johnson
Emelianenko vs Pesta full fight video:
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