Former PRIDE FC Heavyweight Champion Fedor Emelianenko will be making his UFC Fight Pass debut later this month when he collides with ex-UFC light heavyweight slugger Fabio Maldonado at the Eurasian Fight Night (EFN) 50 event in St. Petersburg, Russia.
Much more on that contest here.
To help mixed martial arts (MMA) fans get reacquainted with the "Last Emperor," Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is going deep into the vault to push out a handful of his most dominant performances, including his stunning knockout win over Andrei Arlovski in Affliction.
Relive the violence here.
Today's offering is Emelianenko's epic war against fellow PRIDE legend Mirko Filipovic, a heavyweight "super fight" that took place at the "Final Conflict" event inside Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, way back in August of 2005. "Cro Cop" came up short on the judges scorecards, but the fight itself certainly delivered.
See for yourself in the embedded video player above.