The Russian mixed martial fighter Fedor Emelianenko in the first round defeated Brazilian Pedro Rizzo. To win, Emelianenko took less than two minutes. The battle took place at the Ice Palace in St. Petersburg as part of the mixed martial arts tournament "M-1 Global 2. White Nights."
It should also be noted that the duel was watching Russian President Vladimir Putin. After a fight with Fedor, he congratulated the victory.
During his career in mixed martial arts Emelianenko had 40 fights. In 35 of those Russians won, lost four times, and another fight with his participation was canceled.
Earlier Emelyanenko said that the fight against Rizzo may be his last in a professional career.
Emelianenko is a four-time world champion in MMA Heavyweight "Pride", a two-time — according to the "Rings", a three-time — according to the "WAMMA", four-time world champion and five-time Russian champion in combat sambo, and Honoured Master of Sports in Sambo and the master of sports of international class in judo.
In the period from 2003 to 2010, Emelianenko admitted the most famous sports media ("ESPN", "Sherdog", "Full Contact Fighter", "MMA Weekly", "Nokaut") the best MMA fighter in the heavyweight division. Theodore had 38 fights, which scored 34 wins, 4 losses suffered.
Emelianenko was awarded the Order "For Services to the Fatherland" II degree.