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Bellator 172: Fedor Emelianenko ‘Fight Week’ video, Ep. 2 – Saint John the Wonderworker

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Bellator 172: “Fedor vs. Mitrione” comes to SAP Center in San Jose, Calif., this Saturday night (Feb. 18, 2017), airing live and free on Spike TV at 9 p.m. ET (check your local listings). The “Greatest Of All Time” Fedor Emelianenko will have his first fight in the United States since 2011, taking on former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)-turned Bellator MMA fighter, Matt Mitrione, in a Heavyweight main event.

As one might expect, the hype is on the full blast heading into the Spike TV-televised card this weekend, with an open workout for Fedor Emelianenko drawing crowds to American Kickboxing Academy (AKA), a countdown special on Spike, and now what appears to be a full series of behind-the-scenes fight week videos chronicling his big return. They may provide some insight into how Fedor will perform tomorrow. Be sure to watch the second “Embedded”-like episode in the video player above, in which Emelianenko visits a famous Russian Orthodox church to pray and pay homage to Saint John the Wonderworker, who is buried in a tomb underneath the altar.

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