Strikeforce: Fedor Down With Dropping To 205

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Updated: April 8, 2011
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The one time greatest heavyweight in the world, Fedor Emelianenko sound like he is willing to drop down to light heavyweight if Strikeforce asks. MixFight.nl

MF: Do you consider dropping to light heavyweight? And possibly fight Dan Henderson for the light heavyweight title?

F: yes i have talked about it with my manager Vadim Finklestein. But as far as i know, there is no offer made by Strikeforce to fight as a light heavyweight.

MF: What is your reaction about Zuffa taking over Strikeforce? Did you saw it comming? Did M-1 know about it?

F: the Strikeforce Heavy weight tournament will continue and the fighters will keep on fighting for Strikeforce. I consider myself a fighter and thats my focus. All other things are for my management.

MF: Were you suprised by it?

F: i was not really surprised. For me it makes no difference for which organisation im fighting as long as i can fight.

Fedor’s always been a flabby light heavyweight posing as a heavyweight, that was part of the mystic about him. But with heavyweights like Brock Lesnar, Bigfoot Silva and others pushing the weight limit of the division, its going to be hard for the lighter guys to make any headway.

5 Comments

  1. the gibinator

    April 8, 2011 at 3:10 am

    this is great news cause there are soooo many great fights at 205 for fedor. But honestly i think dem jackasses at m1 will fuck it up.

  2. rhetro3

    April 8, 2011 at 3:28 am

    ya his manager was prolly tellin him he should try to get to 190 lbs like bigfoot. how could you ever listen to that dumbass.

  3. hosan

    April 8, 2011 at 8:01 am

    yeah m-1 has a great history of being douche-nozzles. Prepare to see "Shark Fights: Fedor vs Houston Alexander: Presented by M-1"

  4. Monster

    April 8, 2011 at 2:47 pm

    I hope he is serious about dropping down to 205. I think he still has some gas in the tank but he just couldn't get it done against bigger opponents. I think he would be a monster at 205, in Strikeforce or the UFC.

  5. corey

    April 8, 2011 at 4:24 pm

    haha…shark fights, good one. i think its time for him to drop. not only was he losing to true heavyweights but to guys who were barely making the 265 maximum. a good right hand won't make up for that advantage.

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