Fedor: I’m glad to be here in Japan again. I knew I would come back for all of my fans in Japan.
Q: How did you know you can fight on NYE?
asked me if I’m interested in it and I accepted the offer immediately. I
would like to prepare well for the fight and would like to have an
don’t think this is the last event I work with them. M-1 Global has a
business plan to hold events starting next year. M-1 Global is
actually approaching them and asking to support their events. I
believe M-1 Global will cooperate with former PRIDE employees to create
great events like PRIDE had before in Japan.
Global is formed by trustworthy staff and we agreed to create the best
MMA event. I accepted because M-1 Global is going to have an event in
Japan, Russia and the Netherlands as well as in the U.S.
would like to fight champions in other MMA organization like Randy
Couture, Gabriel Gonzaga and champions of UFC, Cage Rage and IFL etc.
strongest fighter should be able to defeat all the opponents, respect
other fighters, understand circumstances and communicate well with
Q: Do you have any message to your fans?
Fedor: I’m happy to have a fight in Japan again. I train hard to win and please come and see my fight.