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Current rankings @ Heavyweight
When is Emelianenko vs Johnson?
Fedor Emelianenko will face Timothy Johnson, as the main event of Bellator MMA, on Saturday 23rd October 2021 at VTB Arena in Moscow.
The fight will be contested over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there is no weight limit.
Emelianenko vs Johnson stats
Fedor Emelianenko steps into the ring with a record of 39 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 15 by submission.
Timothy Johnson will make his way to the ring with a record of 15 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggest Johnson has advantage in power over Emelianenko, with a 53% knock out percentage over Emelianenko's 38%.
Fedor Emelianenko is the older man by 8 years, at 44 years old.
Johnson has a height advantage of 3 inches over Emelianenko. This also extends to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Emelianenko is the more experienced professional fighter, having had 23 more fights, and made his debut in 2000, 10 years and 5 months earlier than Johnson, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He has fought 26 more professional rounds, 67 to Johnson's 41.
Emelianenko vs Johnson form
Johnson has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he Valentin Moldavsky at Bellator 261 on 25th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Cheick Kongo at Bellator 248 on 10th October 2020 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Accor Arena, Paris, France.
Going into that contest, he had won against Matt Mitrione at Bellator 243 on 7th August 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.
Before that, he had beat Tyrell Fortune at Bellator 239 on 21st February 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at WinStar World Casino, Thackerville.
He had been beaten by Vitaly Minakov at Bellator 225 on 24th August 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Webster Bank Arena, Bridgeport.
Emelianenko's last 4 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 20 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1 rounds on average.
Johnson's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years and 24 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
Emelianenko vs Johnson US streams
You can stream Emelianenko vs Johnson via Showtime Anytime, their streaming platform. It’s free to existing Showtime cable customers or $10.99 per month as a stand-alone app.
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Showtime via Hula
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