The head of Bellator supported the idea to fight Emelianenko in Russia

© AP Photo / Gregory Radiosity fighter Fedor Emelianenko in combat against American Matt Mitrione. 25 Jun 2017The head of Bellator supported the idea to fight Emelianenko in Russia© AP Photo / Gregory Payan

If mixed martial arts fighter Fedor Emelianenko wants to fight under the auspices of the organization Bellator fighting in Russia, then the fight will be in Russia, said RIA Novosti President of the fight organization Scott Coker.

Emelianenko on Saturday in new York was defeated by a knockout from the European Commission, Mitrione in fight in fight night Bellator 180. In April, the Russian in an interview, said that negotiations to hold the tournament under the auspices of Bellator in Russia and did not rule out his participation in it.

«It will be great. I would have wanted. We talked about how to hold something in Russia, but not yet seriously discussed. If he wants to fight in Russia, so we’ll do in Russia. I’d like to go, never in Russia was not,» said Coker.

Coker added that the question about the next match Fedor has not yet been discussed. Sam Emelianenko after fight with Mitrione said he was ready for revenge.

«It is he decides, we have not yet discussed. I know he wants to fight. View. While we give them time to relax,» added Coker.

Emelianenko in November 2016, has announced that it has signed a contract with Bellator for a few fights.