Tuesday, January 23, 2007

Fedor Receives Great Honour

Pride Heavyweight Champion Fedor Emelianenko is to become the first MMA fighter in Russian history to be granted an audience with a Russian President.

Fedor has been invited to the Kremlin on January 27th to receive an award for his considerable services to sport in Russia.

Russian President Vladimir Putin is himself a highly experienced Martial Artist who holds a 6th Degree Black Belt in Judo and operates a Judo club in St Petersberg.

This is a huge honour for Fedor and true recognition for one of Russia’s most successful sportsman.

Source: www.mmauniverse.com

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