Strikeforce / M-1 Global: Fedor “The Last Emperor” Emelianenko vs Dan “Hendo” HendersonCategory: MMA
MATCHUP: Fedor Emelianenko vs Dan Henderson
EVENT: Strikeforce / M-1 Global: Fedor vs. Henderson
DATE: July 30, 2011
VENUE: Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, United States
FIGHT DETAILS: Fedor Emelianenko faces current Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Champion Dan Henderson. Henderson’s title is not on the line because the fight will be fought at a catchweight of 220 lbs.
Russian Fedor Vladimirovich “The Last Emperor” Emelianenko (31 wins – 3 losses, 8 KOs / 16 submission) holds the distinction of having held five separate major championships. Many analysts, as well as former and current fighters, consider Emelianenko to be the greatest mixed martial artist of all time.
American Dan “Hendo” Henderson (27 wins – 8 losses, 12 KOs / 2 submissions) is the current Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Champion and was the last Welterweight and Middleweight champion of Pride Fighting Championships.
He won the Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Championship last March 2011 when he knocked out Rafael Cavalcante.
FIGHT RESULT: Henderson defeated Emelianenko via TKO (punches) at 4:12 of round 1.
Watch the Fedor Emelianenko vs Dan Henderson fight video below:
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