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Japan: Emelianenko and Jackson weigh-in ahead of Tokyo fight

Japan, Tokyo
December 28, 2019 at 02:27 GMT +00:00 · Published

Russian heavyweight legend Fedor Emelianenko and American mixed-martial artist Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson weighted-in on Saturday in Tokyo ahead of their hotly anticipated fight, set to kickstart Emelianenko's "retirement tour".

Considered one of the finest fighters of all time, 'The Last Emperor' currently sits on Russia's Presidential Council on Physical Fitness & Sports and will continue in the role after the fight, which is the first of a three fight contract which has been called his "retirement tour" although the Russian heavyweight has signaled he may not be ready to retire.

At 43, Emelianenko has won dozens of accolades throughout a career spanning two decades, which has seen him dominate with a stellar 38:6 record from 45 fights.

Fight is set to place on Sunday, 29 December, in an event co-hosted by Bellator and Rizin in the Japanese capital.

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Russian heavyweight legend Fedor Emelianenko and American mixed-martial artist Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson weighted-in on Saturday in Tokyo ahead of their hotly anticipated fight, set to kickstart Emelianenko's "retirement tour".

Considered one of the finest fighters of all time, 'The Last Emperor' currently sits on Russia's Presidential Council on Physical Fitness & Sports and will continue in the role after the fight, which is the first of a three fight contract which has been called his "retirement tour" although the Russian heavyweight has signaled he may not be ready to retire.

At 43, Emelianenko has won dozens of accolades throughout a career spanning two decades, which has seen him dominate with a stellar 38:6 record from 45 fights.

Fight is set to place on Sunday, 29 December, in an event co-hosted by Bellator and Rizin in the Japanese capital.

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