Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Russian Homecoming: Fedor Emelianenko vs. Jeff Monson Confirmed for November 12 [UPDATED]

Mixfight.ru (M-1) reports that a heavyweight showdown between MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko and 2-time ADCC submission grappling champion Jeff Monson is being planned. It looks like the bout will take place in Russia some time toward the end of the year.

The brief article also reports that Fedor is scheduled to begin training camp in October, and will likely return to the Netherlands for training. Fedor has trained with the highly regarded Golden Glory camp in Holland, which houses many prominent fighters like Alistair Overeem, Semmy Schilt, and Marloes Coenen.

In the meantime, Jeff Monson is already slated to face former UFC Heavyweight Title contender Gabriel Gonzaga at W-1 "Reloaded" in Miami on October 15.

UPDATE: Via Jeff Monson's Twitter:

[Source: Mixfight.ru]

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