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Video: Dana White discusses the return of Fedor Emelianenko

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UFC President Dana White discusses the unexpected return of Russian heavyweight Fedor Emelianenko.

Several days ago, BloodyElbow confirmed a report by Dave Meltzer that suggested legendary heavyweight Fedor Emelianenko was interested in a return to Mixed Martial Arts. The former PRIDE champion even released a statement through the Russian MMA Union where he revealed that he still has the desire to compete again professionally.

Given that UFC President Dana White revealed that as recently as 2013, the UFC was in touch with Fedor to see if he would make a return against Brock Lesnar, there was little surprise when Heidi Androl questioned White about the heavyweight's return following the UFC Fight Night: Mir vs. Duffee card.

Check out the video above (from 1:45 min).