Hidehiko Yoshida retirement fight revealed: Fedor Emelianenko

According to an article in today’s Nikkan Sports, WAMMA heavyweight champion, Fedor Emelianenko will take on Japanese MMA legend, Hidehiko Yoshida in his retirement fight on April 25th in ASTRA.

Emelianenko’s camp has been in negotiations with Yoshida ever since he announced his retirement from the sport. The deal is set to be finalised at DREAM 13 this coming Monday.

The fight with Fabricio Werdum seems to be on hold after contract issues between Strikeforce and M-1 Global.

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