Fedor’s Next Fight Projected for April 2016
<p>In what many deemed to be a warm up fight for ‘The Last Emperor’, the outcome was exactly as many had expected. Fedor secured an early takedown and <a href="http://www.mmafighting.com/2015/12/31/10692826/fedor-emelianenko-vs-jaideep-singh-full-fight-video-highlights">won by TKO three minutes</a> into the first round. Talks for Fedor’s next fight have already begun.</p>
<p>Following his victory, <a href="http://rsport.ru/fights/20151231/887738920.html">Emelianenko revealed to rsport.ru</a> that “the next fight is scheduled for April (2016) and, in my opinion, here in Japan – in cooperation with the company Rizin.”</p>
<p>Fedor’s coach, <a href="http://www.bloodyelbow.com/2015/12/31/10695450/coach-fedor-next-fight-announced-january-press-conference-rizin-japan-russia-mma-news">Vladimir Voronov, also announced</a> that there would be a press conference on Jan. 1 giving details on “when, where, and with whom Fedor will fight next.” Emelianenko’s next opponent has not yet been revealed.</p>
<p>Following its debut event, Rizin FF announced that the <a href="http://www.sherdog.com/organizations/Rizin-Fighting-Federation-10333">next event</a> will take place on April 17, which aligns with Fedor’s schedule. This event will be at the Nippon Gaishi Hall in Nagoya, Japan.</p>
Jamal Khayat is a writer for RoughCopy MMA. He began his training in combat sports in 2009 and has competed as an amateur in both MMA and boxing. He is currently pursuing a B.S. degree in Physics at the University of Central Florida.