ALERT: Fedor's Sweater of Power™ has returned to the United States after not being seen since the Affliction press tours! Everyone drop what you're doing and gaze in awe of the Sweater of Power™.
Oh yeah, Fedor has also signed a multi-fight deal with #Bellator, and he'll be fighting Matt Mitrione on February 18th in San Jose. This is actually happening.
“It’s great to be back in business with Fedor,” Bellator MMA President Scott Coker said. “The man is a legend both inside and outside of the cage and I’m elated to bring him back Stateside for the American MMA fans to witness him fight Matt Mitrione in San Jose. He and I go quite aways back, and I look forward to continuing to build our partnership here in Bellator MMA.”
Now that the excitement has worn off, let's think about this. Fedor barely won against Fabio Maldonado, and many believe the Russian commission won that fight for Fedor. Matt Mitrione is one of the most underrated heavyweights active today. Is this the best idea for a 40-year-old fighter with a lot of wear and tear?
Something to think about. Still, Fedor fighting is always special. Always. Even GSP knows this: