Mitrion said that Fedor Emelianenko was calculated every move

© RIA Novosti / Vadim Garniturii in fotomancer Emelianenko. Archival photoMitrion said that Fedor Emelianenko was calculated every move© RIA Novosti / Vadim Garniturii the image Bank

The Russian fighter of the mixed single combats Fedor Emelyanenko has the highest IQ in the battle, he counted each movement, said American Matt Mitrion.

Mitrion on Saturday in new York knocked out Emelianenko in the second minute of the match in the fight night Bellator 180.

«I tell you, Fedor is very smart. The guy just highest IQ in the battle. I literally watched as he counted my every move, and look into his eyes at this point is just crazy. He’s great, and to have the opportunity to come out and trade punches with him is cool. I was very lucky, and I took the opportunity maximum. I still feel reverence for the mind of Fedor in a cage,» said Mitrion reporters at a press conference after the fight.

40-year-old Emelyanenko this fight was third after returning to the sport. In 2015, the Russians announced the resumption of a career after a three year break. Emelianenko spent in mixed martial arts 41 fights, won 36 victories and five defeats. 38-year-old Mitrion been in the UFC and Bellator, has a record of 12 wins and five defeats.

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