Fabricio Werdum has called for a rematch with Fedor Emelianenko, and this time ‘Vai Cavalo’ wants to fight ‘The Last Emperor’ on foreign soil.
Werdum, who submitted Emelianenko under the Strikeforce banner in 2010, called out Fedor on Twitter following the Russian’s surprise comeback announcement last month, claiming that he is ‘ready to go to Russia’ for the rematch.
IF fedor The do you need revenge from me HEY I’m ready to go to Russia— Fabricio Werdum (@FabricioWerdum) July 4, 2021
“IF fedor The do you need revenge from me HEY I’m ready to go to Russia”
Fedor was never the goat because I killed the @ScottCoker let’s go— Fabricio Werdum (@FabricioWerdum) July 4, 2021
“Fedor was never the goat because I killed the @ScottCoker let’s go”
Werdum previously hyped up the fight as the ‘biggest rematch in history’.
This Biggest rematch In history https://t.co/LMRFtsT48K— Fabricio Werdum (@FabricioWerdum) June 27, 2021
Werdum is the latest fighter to throw his name into the hat after Bellator CEO Scott Coker said that Alistair Overeem, Junior dos Santos, and Josh Barnett are all interested welcoming Emelianenko back to the Bellator cage for his comeback fight.
Emelianenko, 44, will return to MMA after an 18-month hiatus from the sport at an upcoming Bellator event at the VTB Arena in Moscow, Russia on October 24. The heavyweight legend last fought at Bellator 237, where he knocked out former UFC light heavyweight champion Rampage Jackson in the first round.