Fedor Emelianenko vs. Antonio “Big Foot” Silva at Strikeforce in December

Formerly ranked number one heavyweight in the world, Fedor Emelianenko looks to be back in action before the end of the year, taking on former EliteXC champion, Antonio “Big Foot” Silva under the Strikeforce banner in December.

Speaking via MMAWeekly.com, Silva’s manager, Alex Davis said:

“Right now, I’m working close with Strikeforce. It looks like it’s possible that it’s going to be Fedor.”

Silva on fighting one of the greatest fighters of all time:

“Fedor’s a legend of the sport, he unfortunately came to a defeat from (Fabricio) Werdum, but he’s a guy everybody would like to fight and I’m no different. I’d love to fight him.”

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