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Japan: 'Russia rejoicing' at Emelianenko MMA win over Rampage

Japan, Tokyo
December 29, 2019 at 12:13 GMT +00:00 · Published

Russian heavyweight Fedor Emelianenko said "the whole of Russia are rejoicing" at this knockout win over fellow mixed-martial artist Quinton 'Rampage Jackson in Tokyo on Sunday.

'The Last Emperor' postponed his retirement after the win, looking to build on his stellar 39-6 record.

He also praised his opponent, saying the American was "one of the best fighters in history."

Saturday's fight was co-hosted by Bellator and Rizin in the Japanese capital.

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Russian heavyweight Fedor Emelianenko said "the whole of Russia are rejoicing" at this knockout win over fellow mixed-martial artist Quinton 'Rampage Jackson in Tokyo on Sunday.

'The Last Emperor' postponed his retirement after the win, looking to build on his stellar 39-6 record.

He also praised his opponent, saying the American was "one of the best fighters in history."

Saturday's fight was co-hosted by Bellator and Rizin in the Japanese capital.

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