Russian mixed martial artist Alexander Emelianenko has been sentenced to 4 1/2 years in prison for raping his cleaner. However, the fighter’s manager claimed he would continue his carrier in the ring after doing his time.
Legendary US fighter, Jeff Monson, has defeated Russia’s Aleksandr Emelianenko in the main event of the M-1 Challenge 35 event dedicated to the 15th anniversary of the arrival of Mixed Martial Arts in Russia.
The M-1 Challenge MMA tournament hits the Russian capital on Sunday night, and there is a very familiar name topping the bill – Fedor Emelianenko’s younger brother Aleksandr, who spoke with RT about his next bout, and a few other things.
Russia's Fedor Emelianenko, arguably the best mixed martial artist of all time, has finished his emphatic career with a crushing victory against Pedro Rizzo of Brazil. After the fight, he received congrats from his long-standing fan, Vladimir Putin.
A highly-anticipated night of Mixed Martial Arts turned a disappointment for the Moscow fans as Kenny Garner of the US defended his M-1 Global interim title by knocking out home-crowd favorite Magomed Malikov.