The Last Emperor

Edward Carbajal
2 min readOct 25, 2021
Photo: Lucas Noonan/Bellator MMA

If Fedor Emelianenko doesn’t retire, he will likely be the number two ranked heavyweight in the promotion since he knocked out Tim Johnson in the first round of their match in Russia Saturday afternoon at Bellator 269.

It’s weird to see a 45-year-old fighter with the resume Emelianenko has and still pick up a win that can have him make a run for a title in what’s being called his “retirement tour” string of fights. In the post-fight

Edward Carbajal

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