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Strikeforce and M-1 Global: Fedor vs Henderson Preview

Written on July 26, 2011 by Markham Mencken

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Before Sears Centre heats up this Saturday, take a closer look at the upcoming Fedor vs Henderson match.

is the longtime Pride Fighting Championships title holder, who became the most powerful free agent. But after that, he became the recipient of shocking, back-to-back upsets.

This Saturday, Fedor Emelianenko will face to highlight and ’s main event. After that, fans will get the latest installment of in Fedor Emelianenko’s journey. But before you get and feel the action at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, here is a closer look at the match-up.

Fedor Emelianenko, one of the most feared fighters in the sports, will face another legend in Dan Henderson in search for a rebound after two consecutive losses. Fighting at a catch-weight of 220 pounds, this match will represent the Last Emperor’s last stand to prove what is left for him.

However, Dan Henderson is used to fighting larger opponents. He will bring in stylistic complement in the bout, as he will neither submit nor crush Fedor Emelianenko. So the question here is: Will Dan Henderson keep the bout on foot despite his opponent’s bone-jarring flurries? With Fedor Emelianenko still having his quick fist, Dan Henderson’s great chin and right hand could make an enticing proposition.

Another factor to consider is the battle for takedown. With Fedor Emelianenko having great hips, the ability to exploit openings, and outstanding submissions, can he apply all of these to his opponent?

That said, fans should expect big shots swinging the momentum on Saturday. Who’s your pick in this match? Share it by leaving a comment.


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