"It seems to me, yes (it was stopped early)," Fedor Emelianenko said through translator and M-1 executive Steve Bash. "It seems to me objectively, I was ready to continue fighting."
Replays, though, seem to tell another story. While Emelianenko had his opponent on shaky ground and in survival mode, Henderson fought his way back to his knees and then popped his opponent with an uppercut to the chin. Following the stunning turn of events, Emelianenko fell face first into the canvas, which prompted Dean to award Henderson the TKO win at the 4:12 mark of the opening round.
Strikeforces-fedor-emelianenko-suggests-stoppage-was-early-undetermined-on-future.mma">Read entire article...
Related MMA gear from the UG Store