The three-time world Combat Sambo champion Aleksander Emelianenko entered this fight with a professional mma record of 28-7-1 (89% finishing rate) but he is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since August 18, 2018 when he tied with Tony Johnson (Aleksander Emelianenko vs Tony Johnson); before this bout, in the same year, he had beat Szymon Bajor, Gabriel Gonzaga (Aleksander Emelianenko vs Gabriel Gonzaga) and Viktor Pesta (Aleksander Emelianenko vs Viktor Pesta).
His opponent, Magomed Ismailov, has an official record of 15-2-1 (73% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.33 middleweight. He suffered his last loss when he faced Xavier Foupa-Pokam in 2014 (via split decision), since then he has collected eight victories and one draw beating Vyacheslav Vasilevsky in his last bout. Ismailov vs Emelianenko is the main event ACA 107 (Absolute Championship Akhmat). Watch the video and rate this fight!