Bellator heavyweight contender Fedor Emelianenko reacted to UFC President Dan White calling him and Francis Ngannou the only fighters the world’s top league failed to make a deal with.
“If Dana White wanted to, he would sign both Fedor Emelianenko and Francis Ngannou,” the legendary Russian heavyweight said in an interview. Octagon TV inc. “But at that time Dana White behaved more modestly, not like now. Now a person completely allows himself everything.
“Thank God I didn’t sign with the UFC at the time. I fought many times with UFC champions, I won – when I fought in PRIDE, the UFC was not around.
Recall that already this weekend at Bellator 290 in Inglewood, 46-year-old Fedor Emelianenko will end his professional career with a fight against Ryan Bader, in which the American will defend the Bellator heavyweight championship belt.