The younger brother of eminent Russian heavyweights Fedor and Alexander Emelianenko, Ivan Emelianenko, is sent as a volunteer to the zone of a special military operation.
This was reported by Channel 9 news in Stary Oskol with reference to sources close to the situation.
Also, this information was personally confirmed by Alexander Emelianenko, explaining to reporters the absence of his younger brother at a recent marriage.
At one time, Ivan Emelianenko received the title of master of sports in hand-to-hand combat and combat sambo, but did not connect his life with professional sports.
The 34-year-old Starooskolets served in the special forces. According to available information, Emelianenko Jr. signed a contract, passed a medical examination, and will soon go for retraining, and then to the NWO zone.