Fight between Russian fighter of the mixed style Fedor Emelyanenko and American Matt Mitrione will be postponed for a few months. About Emelianenko announced on his page in Instagram.
The fight was held in the night on Sunday at San Jose (California) as part of the show Bellator 172, but was postponed due to the poor health of American. According to TASS, on the eve of the match Mitrione has been found the kidney stones. According to the Director of communications Bellator Danny Brener, now the American soldier is in the hospital.
“A few minutes ago Bellator has officially cancelled the fight because my opponent was in the hospital. Has done a great job, I seriously prepared for this fight, but unfortunately, today it will not happen. Wish a speedy recovery to Matt. Our fight will take a few months to Mitrion was able to recover,” wrote Emelianenko.
“A big thank you to everyone who helped me train for this fight, who prayed, and worried sick. Thank God for everything”, – said the Russian fighter.
40-year-old Emelianenko won 36 wins in MMA fights and lost four. On account of the 38-year-old Mitrione 11 wins and five defeats.
Emelianenko signed a contract with Bellator in November of 2016 and the contract is for three fights.
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