Fedor Emelianenko secured a huge win over Chael Sonnen this past weekend at Bellator 208. The Russian managed to knock out Sonnen in the first round itself and this earned him a lot of praise from the MMA community.
One of the fighters that had high praise for Emelianenko was none other than Arjan Singh Bhullar. The Indo-Canadian UFC Heavyweight star used his Twitter page to show admiration to The Last Emperor.
You can see the tweet from Arjan below.
Wow #Fedor with the huge win! One of my first #mma heros. The original Russian Gangster. Great job👏🏽#Bellator208 #FedorVsSonnen #UndersizedHeavyweight #BadMan @BellatorMMA @MMAjunkie @MMAFighting
— Arjan Singh Bhullar (@TheOneASB) October 14, 2018
“Wow #Fedor with the huge win! One of my first #mma heros. The original Russian Gangster. Great job👏🏽”
With the win, the 42-year-old has improved his record to 38-5 in his professional career. This is his second straight first-round victory as well as he had stopped Frank Mir back in April at Bellator 198. As for Sonnen, he is now 30-16 in his career.
While the fight between Emelianenko and Sonnen stole the show, Benson Henderson and Cheick Kongo also secured notables wins at the event. Antoly Tokov and Henry Corrales were the other fighters that secured wins on the main card.
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