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Bellator 172: Fedor Emelianenko open workout video

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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). Heavyweight legend Fedor Emelianenko (who some call “The G.O.A.T.” a.k.a. “Greatest Of All Time”) faces Bellator’s own Matt Mitrione, undefeated since he jumped ship from rival promotion Ultimate Fighting Championship back in 2016, in Spike TV’s main event of the evening.

For fans in the United States, this is the first chance to see Emelianenko fight since his Strikeforce tenure from 2009 to 2011, which is perhaps the most unfortunate period of his career, ending with three consecutive losses. After a few years off and a few return fights in his native Russia, “Last Emperor” is eager to show Bellator MMA fans that he’s still got it in 2017, which he also showed off in a live workout at American Kickboxing Academy (AKA) earlier this week — check out his moves in the video player above!

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