Fedor Emelianenko questioned by Federal Bureau of Investigation before stunning knockout victory at Bellator 198

Bellator 198 ceremonial weigh-ins: Fedor Emelianenko Frank Mir face off one more time

The famous Russian singer Oleg Gazmanov congratulated mixed martial arts fighter Fedor Emelianenko and even gave him his own poems. Mir landed a big left early that appeared to hurt Emelianenko but the Russian managed to get back to his feet.

Emelianenko improves his MMA record to 37-5.

Fedor Emelianenko will move on in Bellator's heavyweight grand prix tournament, defeating Frank Mir by TKO in less than a minute in the main event of Bellator 198, which took place at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois. In doing so, Fedor advances to the second round of Bellator's heavyweight tournament, where he will face another former UFC star, Chael Sonnen.

Emelianenko dominated MMA in the heavyweight division from 2000 to 2010. Obviously, these guys have taken more than their fair share of punishment over the years but Twitter's MMA following didn't hesitate to give credit where it was due to what amounted to a fun fight between two fan favourites. "Again, the Federal Bureau of Investigation did come to the hotel, they found us, knocked on the door", Millen said.

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Emelianenko's connection to Trump dates back to 2008, when Emelianenko headlined two events for Affliction Entertainment MMA, a promotion in which Trump held an ownership stake.

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Chicago bore witness to four straight submissions on the main card of Bellator 198, an unprecedented run given the names involved: Danis, Gracie, Lovato Jr., and Sanchez.

Danis, who previously dominated the jiu jitsu circuit, submitted Walker at 1:38 in the first round.

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