Coach Emelianenko named a possible cause of injury

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Coach Emelianenko named a possible cause of injury

Dutch coach Peter Theissen, a long time collaborating with Emelianenko, shared his version of reasons for the defeat of the ward.

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 on January 26 in Los Angeles hosted the finals of the Grand Prix Bellator heavyweight, the second most popular organization in mixed martial arts. The Octagon converged Russian MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko and champion in the light heavyweight Ryan Bader. The bout ended unexpectedly quickly: already at 35 seconds of “The Last Emperor” missed a powerful blow to the head, then it was following up, after which the referee stopped the contest.

 For many, this result was a complete surprise, as experts believed that the fight had only two options – a quick victory or protracted Fedor – Bader. Commenting on this outcome, the coach Fedor Peter Theissen said that Emelianenko had some health problems. Namely – the pain in the knee and shoulder. According to him, he even suggested that the Russian citizen to withdraw from the tournament, but he refused. Despite the problems, such an outcome was not expecting the Dutchman.

 Apart from possible injuries that could affect the battle, Peter mentioned a couple of interesting details. First, Fedor was very nervous before the fight. It is unusual for him, usually he is always focused and working methodically in the ring or octagon. Secondly, the Dutch referred to “Russian circus”, who came to Fedor before the fight. The pressure was too large for the 42-year-old fighter. According to Theissen, after the battle, “the emperor” said: “I am happy. Now I’m free. “

 This phrase may refer to a desire to end his career after the finals. About this outcome for themselves Fedor himself said, this is also confirmed by his coach. Perhaps this decision fighter took on a background of the fifth daughter’s birthday.

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