Fedor on fighting Brock: Anything is possible

source: mmamania.com

There a several superfights within the realm of possibility, including GSP vs. Anderson Silva, and Anderson Silva vs. JDS. One fight seeminly outside the realm of possibility is Fedor Emelianenko vs. Brock Lesnar.

For that to happen, a couple of unlikely things have to happen:
1. Brock has to re sign with the UFC.
2. Fedor has to sign with the UFC.

Given the recent meeting between Brock and UFC management, there appears to be interest on both sides, so #1 could happen.

In order for Fedor to sign with the UFC, two things, at least, have to happen:
1. The UFC has to want to sign Fedor.
2. Fedor has to want to sign with the UFC.

Inside MMA is reporting that the UFC remains interested in signing Fedor.

Inside MMA ‏@InsideMMAHDNet
Sources have told me the UFC is still interested in signing Fedor Ememlianenko. Personally I think he stays retired - @rkruck

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Now Fedor is saying it is not impossible.

Fedor was asked if the constant questions about his retirement had any bearing on his decision. Not according to ex-PRIDE champion. According to Fedor, it was just time.

No, I'm not tired of the questions," said Fedor. "There are actually going to be more of the questions. People will accept my decision. They gotta understand that it's my decision and I've got to go. You shouldn't be disappointed that I'm leaving. Life is going on. I want to thank everyone who has supported me. Eventually the time to go was coming. My time has come. We'll try to make some new MMA stars."

Even though M-1's hacked website got some fans' hopes up for no reason, a fight between Emelianenko and Brock Lesnar is not happening.

Fedor was asked if that fight or any other fights with a big name opponent could possibly lure him out of retirement. Fedor was non-committal, but he did leave the door open, if even but ever so slightly.

"I'm not promising, but anything is possible," said Fedor.

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tags: UFC   Fedor Emelianenko   Brock Lesnar (detail)  


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CoolnDeadly site profile image  

6/26/12 8:42 PM by CoolnDeadly

Would be the biggest MMA event ever, and it needs to happen now. Give them both a 1 fight deal.

kalki site profile image  

6/26/12 8:00 PM by kalki

would buy any fedor ppv......

disbeliever site profile image  

6/26/12 12:22 PM by disbeliever

Statements like these give people like orcus fuel for the fire. IMO anyway

Andy the man site profile image  

6/26/12 12:19 PM by Andy the man

Brock could have Jesus in his corner and Fedor would STILL beat him.Fedor was BORN to fight, it's in his DNA.Brock is just somebody who will do anything for a dollar.

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6/26/12 12:17 PM by mixedmartialfarts

Not sure what's going to happen first: a) UFC signs Fedor b) Mayweather and Pac actually fight c) Monkeys fly out of my butt Would love to see Fedor in the UFC but not holding my breath.

orcus site profile image  

6/26/12 12:17 PM by orcus

If this ever happened, I would hope Brock went back to Greg Nelson or another trainer who will push him.

AnthonyMMA site profile image  

6/26/12 12:07 PM by AnthonyMMA

I would hope that fedor punches that cock off Brock's chest

Immaculata site profile image  

6/26/12 10:51 AM by Immaculata

I'd love to see it.

Immaculata site profile image  

6/26/12 10:45 AM by Immaculata

I'd love to see it.

The Last Emperor site profile image  

6/26/12 10:32 AM by The Last Emperor

Arguably a more gifted fighter? GTFO with that shit. Fedor is better in every aspect except wrestling. Other than size and strength, that is the only TECHNICAL aspect that Brock is better in.Arguably, LOL!