Fedor Emelianenko (39-6 MMA, 3-2 BMMA), who has not competed since December 2019 is coming back but he will be fighting under Bellator banner not UFC.
Tomorrow at 11 am et. a press conference is set for announcing his comeback. This news was confirmed by Ariel Helwani.
News was also announced by Nick Baldwin who is an MMA author at TheScore. He further upadates us that Bellator President Scott Coker and John McCarthy Will be alongside Fedor To make this announcement.
Earlier this year Fedor was tested positive for covid which delayed his comeback. But now he is in good shape to make his return to Octagon.
It will be interesting to see who he will be fighting next on his comeback. Currently we have no confirmation or any rumour but most probably tomorrow the fight will be announced.
Bellator 261 will be happening tomorrow with main event of Johnson vs. Moldavsky for Interim Heavyweight Championship, may be fedor gets the winner or loser form this fight.