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Fedor and Aoki To Spar at Next Week’s M-1 Challenge (updated)

Fedor Emelianenko

Fedor Emelianenko

WAMMA heavyweight champion Fedor Emelianenko and lightweight champion Shinya Aoki will participate in a special grappling match at M-1 Challenge on April 29th in Tokyo, Japan.

The five-minute exhibition matchup was officially announced during a press conference earlier today.

Also in action at the team-based event will be Japan vs. England, USA West vs. South Korea, and France vs. Spain.

For more information on the event’s lineup click here.

Update: Fedor and Aoki will participate in what is being called a “special sparring exhibition” with complete rules still to be negotiated.


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