Former mixed style fighter (MMA) and film actor Oleg Taktarov in Instagram spoke about the victory of compatriot Fedor Emelianenko over American Timothy Johnson at the Bellator tournament in Moscow.
The athlete congratulated his compatriot on the victory, noting that his opponent was dangerous due to the age difference. “An excellent example to the team. One thing is upsetting: now he will be pulled out for three more fights with conditions that will be difficult to refuse. It is very dangerous, ”he said.
The fight between Emelianenko and Johnson took place on Saturday, October 23, as part of the Bellator 269 tournament in Moscow. The Russian sent his opponent into a deep knockout in the first round. For the 45-year-old fighter, this is his 40th career win.
After the victory, Emelianenko thanked the fans for their support. The Russian noted that he was very pleased to perform at home. He also expressed hope that the fans were able to plunge into the atmosphere of a major sporting event.
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