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Japan: Emelianenko and Jackson take to scales before MMA fight

Japan, Tokyo
December 28, 2019 at 10:59 GMT +00:00 · Published

Russian heavyweight legend Fedor Emelianenko and American mixed-martial artist Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson weighed-in ahead of their hotly anticipated bout in Tokyo on Saturday.

Emelianenko weighed-in at 240.5lbs (109kgs) and Jackson at 265lbs (120kgs).

Emelianenko, who is considered one of the finest fighters of all time, is set to take on the American in an event co-hosted by Bellator and Rizin in the Japanese capital.

'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 set to be his last as a professional. He leaves behind him a serious sporting legacy, winning dozens of accolades throughout a career which has seen him dominate with a stellar 38-6 record from 45 fights.

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Russian heavyweight legend Fedor Emelianenko and American mixed-martial artist Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson weighed-in ahead of their hotly anticipated bout in Tokyo on Saturday.

Emelianenko weighed-in at 240.5lbs (109kgs) and Jackson at 265lbs (120kgs).

Emelianenko, who is considered one of the finest fighters of all time, is set to take on the American in an event co-hosted by Bellator and Rizin in the Japanese capital.

'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 set to be his last as a professional. He leaves behind him a serious sporting legacy, winning dozens of accolades throughout a career which has seen him dominate with a stellar 38-6 record from 45 fights.

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