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Anderson Silva & Werdum Possible Opponents For Fedor Emelianenko? – MMA Root



Anderson Silva and Fabricio Werdum appear to be in the Fedor Emelianenko draw.

Emelianenko is scheduled to fight in Moscow on October 23. It will be part of your retirement tour. Fedor has two fights left on his contract with Bellator, but he has not vowed to withdraw even after the tour ends. “The Last Emperor” will be 45 when he returns to the cage.

Speaking to reporters, Bellator President Scott Coker said the promotion has many options for Emelianenko’s opponent (via MMAJunkie.com).

“Believe me, there is no shortage of opponents (for) Russia at the moment. Listen, the managers of all the free agents are calling. Josh Barnett texted me today. I spoke with the coach (of Junior Dos Santos) a couple of days ago. Alistair Overeem. The list goes on and on and on. “

When asked about Anderson Silva, who is coming off a surprise boxing win over former world champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., Coker said it is possible that “The Spider” could work with Bellator for a “super fight.”

On top of that, MMAJunkie’s John Morgan revealed that despite being under contract with PFL, Fabricio Werdum would not stop pursuing a rematch with Emelianenko.