According to a recent article on Sherdog, Fedor Emilianenko is rumored to be fighting Jeff Monson in his first fight under the M-1 Global promotion. The article quoted a recent interview Monson did with with Roguemag.com while promoting MMA in Auckland, New Zealand. The First M-1 Global event is rumored to take place in February.
Nothing sounds signed, but it looks like M-1 is looking to get a well known fighter to fight Fedor. Monson is not a top ten heavyweight, but he is well know by fans all over the world.
“very good possibility of fighting the Russian” and also said he is “in the process of working through things with M-1.”