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Fedor's First Fight of 2008

Dave Meltzer reports that Fedor's first opponent of 2008 will be Pedro Rizzo:

Monte Cox and the M-1 crew are in Dallas today in a closed-door meeting with Art of War to finalize a Fedor Emelianenko vs. Pedro Rizzo fight that would tentatively take place in Las Vegas in April. Money terms have been agreed and the meeting is to fnialize a deal and sign the contracts.

I'll leave it to Fightlinker to rip into Fedor for this one, but needless to say, Fedor's first two fights do not inspire a whole lot of confidence.  I think it's clear that since the entire company is going to be built around Fedor, he is going to be fighting cans for at least a year or two.

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