The last Russian king is returning to Moscow! This is today's main news from Bellator, a promotion that revealed the date of its first event in the Russian capital, which will be led by just one of the greatest and most popular fighters of all time.
Now, it will become reality what Bellator President Scott Coker announced when he said Fedor would fight again, but that it would be in front of full stands. And in front of tribunes full of his compatriots. The event in Moscow has been announced for October 23 and will be hosted by VTB Arena.
It is a complex consisting of the Moscow Dynamo Stadium, which receives 26 thousand spectators, and the hall, which receives 12 thousand. For now, it is not specified in which of these two facilities Bellator will organize this spectacle.
It will be Fedor's first performance in Moscow after 2011 and the first in Russia after 2016. It is also not yet known who the 44-year-old Fedor will fight against, but Coker said earlier that as opponents for Fedor, until the end of his career, he sees only legends of equal status, but also experience.
Santos or Overeem
He even recently mentioned that Fedor will fight Junior Dos Santos or Alistair Overeem. Overeem, meanwhile, has signed a contract with Glory, but the former UFC Brazilian champion is still a free agent.
So it’s possible he may already have Bellator’s offer on his desk. Fedor has so far done his last fight on New Year’s Eve 2019, when he defeated Quinton “Rampage” Jackson in Japan, at a joint Bellator and Rizin show.
It was his fifth fight in this promotion and his third win. He had previously reached the final of the heavyweight Grand Prix, defeating Frank Mir and Chael Sonnen, but through Ryan Bader in the fight for the belt he could not.
The latest information says that Fedor has the desire to fight two more times, and Bellator will do his best to be in Russia and to leave the sport to which he has given a lot in a spectacular way. He absolutely deserved it.
We will have an interesting fight, considering that we are aware of what qualities Fedor has, and we haven't seen him in the ring for a long time, so most of them wanted to watch the Russian king at least one more time. Fedor is certainly ready as always and will have a huge desire to win in his country