Everything we know about Fedor vs. Mitrione

by Mary Trant

Jun 22, 2017

Everything we know about Fedor vs. Mitrione

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We have prepared for you a small guide for the upcoming duel between Russian Fedor Emelianenko and American Matt Mitrione, which will be held on June 24. What kind of tournament? What awaits us?

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What kind of tournament?

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The fight between Fedor Emelianenko and Matt Mitrione will be the main event of the tournament of the American promotional organization Bellator, which is based in Newport Beach. It was established in 2008 and for eight years has entered the leading positions in the MMA industry. At the moment, Bellator is second only to the UFC. Earlier Bellator was famous for hosting tournaments on the Olympic system, but, with the arrival of the Scott Cocker into the organization, they were canceled.

At this point in Bellator there’s no champion in heavyweight. Previously, it was Vitaly Minakov, but he was stripped of his title. The company's management is going to play the title in the near future. It’s likely that the winner of the confrontation Emelianenko - Mitryon next time will fight for the belt. Who will be the second finalist, is unknown. Good chances are for the Frenchman Cheick Kongo, Russian Sergei Kharitonov and American Roy Nelson.

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