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Strikeforce Releases Fedor Emelianenko

Written on August 05, 2011 by Markham Mencken

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Following his third consecutive loss, Fedor Emelianenko was released by Strikeforce.

Following his third loss against last Saturday, UFC President – , co-owner of ’s parent company; Zuffa – announced that will be cut from the promotion.

The 34-year-old Last Emperor said after his match against Dan Henderson that he might consider retirement upon returning to Russia. But if he chooses to return, it might be under a new promoter. His contract with , the premiere cable channel that broadcasts Strikeforce and tournaments, still continues. That said, it is still possible for Fedor Emelianenko to compete on Showtime under , but not with Strikeforce co-promoting.

What do you think lies ahead for the Last Emperor? Share your insights at the comments.

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