Fedor Emelianenko remains a larger-than-life figure around the world, especially in Japan where he came to fame based on his success under the PRIDE banner. More recently, Emelianenko snapped a three-fight losing streak by defeating Jeff Monson and Satoshi Ishii in back-to-back fights.
However, “The Last Emperor” appears to be back to his losing ways…sort of.
While making an appearance on a Japanese game show, Emelianenko competed against Shinichi Suzukawa in a Sumo match and showed he’s better off sticking with MMA. Suzukawa is a retired Sumo fighter from Japan.
Watch the video below while doing your best to remember when we lived in a world where many considered Emelianenko the greatest MMA fighter of all time:
PHOTO CREDIT – M-1