President of the M-1 Global promotion company Vadim Finkelstein spoke about the upcoming fight between Russian mixed style fighters Alexander Emelianenko and Magomed Ismailov.
“The fight between Ismailov and Emelianenko will be interesting. Both are well-promoted fighters, notable guys. I will watch the fight “, – quotes the expert” Championship “.
At the same time, he noted that the fighters have a big difference in weight and it does not matter that Ismailov was able to gain it before the fight, since before that he had always played in the middle weight.
“Such fights are also needed by MMA. They give interest to the general public, even if someone was not interested, they will look. But, in fact, just like in life: somewhere there are pluses, somewhere there are minuses, ”added Finkelstein.
The fight between Emelianenko and Ismailov will take place on July 24 in Sochi as part of the main event of the ACA 107 tournament.
In total, Alexander Emelianenko has 29 victories, seven defeats and one draw in MMA. Ismailov has 16 victories and two defeats in his career, and one fight was declared invalid.
Earlier it was reported that Emelianenko and Ismailov met again at the hotel before the fight.