Prior to Fedor Emelianenko’s return to the Bellator cage at Bellator 198, FBI agents showed up at his hotel and request to speak with the fighter.
Emelianenko, who was set to face Frank Mir in the first round of the Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix, spoke with the agents.
Back then, Emelianenko’s manager, Jerry Millen, declined to reveal the conversation that took place between his client and the agents, he explained to the Associated Press that “the FBI came to the hotel looking to talk to Fedor and they were very nice, came in to speak with Fedor for a few minutes, spoke to me, very cool guys, and that’s all I can really say about it.”
In a conversation with RIA Novosti, he revealed what happened during the conversation:
”We returned to the hotel, and the FBI officer was waiting for us. He introduced himself, gave his business card and said that we should go directly to him in the case of force majeure situations,” Emelianenko told RIA Novosti
Emelianenko had little to say on the matter, saying to the reporter that, ”I do not know why he offered his assistance.”