The news surrounding Fedor Emelianenko’s return to mixed martial arts just keep getting better and better for Fedor’s fanboys. On Thursday, Integrated Sports Media announced it will distribute the “M-1 Global: Fedor vs. Monson” pay-per-view in North America for $29.95.
“We’re excited to be bringing Fedor’s comeback to North American MMA fans,” Integrated Sports Media president Doug Jacobs said. “Everybody wants to know what the great Fedor has left and Monson, who is an extremely dangerous veteran, figures to up to the challenge of fighting Emelianko in his backyard.”
The Olympic Stadium in Moscow, Russia will host the November 20th extravaganza. The show airs live at 7:30AM ET/4:30AM PT on iN Demand, DirecTV, DISH Network and Avail-TVN.
Emelianenko owns an unmatched 31-4 (1 NC) record. Prior to his last three forgettable outings, the sport’s most decorated heavyweight was riding a 27-fight winning streak which span for nearly a decade.
“I cannot wait to compete again,” Fedor stated. “Monson is a great athlete who is skilled in many areas. He is a very worthy opponent.”
Here are the athletes competing in the card:
Xavier Foupa-Pokam vs. Arthur Guseinov
Mairbek Taisumov vs. Josh Thorpe
Juan Manuel Suarez vs. Aleksander Yakoviev
Daniel Weichel vs. Jose Figueroa (M-1 Challenge Lightweight Champion)
Jeff Monson vs. Fedor Emelianenko