FedorStatement from M-1 Global

“It’s extremely important for any athlete to do what you love, to work out on training sessions, to prove yourself on the competitions, representing your Motherland, – told Fedor in his statement to the Union MMA of Russia, – For the time that I’ve been working for the Ministry of Sport I managed to give my contribution into development of martial arts, I cooperated with the sports federations, learnt the problems of our sport and tried to solve them as good as I could. Now I feel that it’s a high time to get back in action”.

“I managed to recover and heal the old injuries. For the last 3 years I was maintaining my physical shape, but that’s still not enough to compete at proper level. Therefore I started to do more intensive trainings recently. We got a team of versatile professionals and athletes, who will help me to prepare myself well enough. I will also try to help other fighters to grow as professionals. I have to do a great job to prepare myself to return in fighting. Now we are in the middle of negotiations between the promotion companies. Once agreements are reached, there will be information on the date of the fight and my opponent”.

On their facebook M-1 made this statement:

Believe us, guys, Fedor can eliminate any TOP heavyweight. He’s less than a 1 year older than Werdum. He’s 38 and this is exactly the average age of TOP heavyweights in there.
My personal feelings? M-1 is going to partner with Bellator, Fedor and Coker have always been buddies- also, the previous 2 Bellator champions were more than familiar with M-1, Alexander Volkov fought for M-1 11 times. The Current Champion,Vitaly Minakov, fought for them early in his career. I would expect to see Fedor vs one or both of these before retirement; possibly even getting the Couture fight.

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