The former Pride and world combat sambo champion Fedor Emelianenko entered this fight with a mma record of 35-4-0 (77% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.48 heavyweight in the world. Fedor suffered three consecutive defeats between 2010 and 2011, against the former #1 Ufc Hw champion Fabricio Werdum, with Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva (=Silva vs Emelianenko), and against Dan Henderson (=Henderson vs Emelianenko), after this bout he has won four fights beating Singh Jaideep in 2015 (after three years of inactivity, Emelianenko vs Jaideep).
His opponent, the former Ufc fighter and undefeated professional boxer Fabio Maldonado, has an official record of 22-9-0 (73% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.43 light heavyweight but he won just one out of his last four fights, against Hans Stringer (=Maldonado vs Stringer); after this bout he lost twice in 2015, with Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson (=Rampage vs Maldonado) and Corey Anderson (=Anderson vs Maldonado). Emelianenko vs Maldonado is the main event of the EFN 50 (Eurasia Fight Nights). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: EFN 50: Emelianenko vs Maldonado
Where: Sibur Arena, St Petersburg, Russia
Division: heavyweight (265 lbs, 120 kg)
Emelianenko’s previous fight: Fedor Emelianenko vs Singh Jaideep
Maldonado’s previous fight: Corey Anderson vs Fabio Maldonado
Fedor’s next fight: Fedor Emelianenko vs Matt Mitrione
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