Its official, Fedor Emelianenko will face the Korean giant Hong Man Choi at Yarennoka! on New Years Eve in Japan. Choi holds a 1-0 MMA record, but also holds a 12-4 K-1 kickboxing record, with notable wins over MightyMo, Gary Goodridge, and Bob Sapp.
The world’s number-one fighter in Fedor Emelianenko (26-1, 1 NC) will attempt to scale the 7-foot-2-inch, 360-pound wall known as Hong Man Choi (1-0-0) at Yarennoka! New Year’s Eve! on Dec. 31 at the Super Saitama Arena in Saitama, Japan.
The complete Yarennoka card will be broadcast Live on HDNet.
Fights Currently Confirmed
Fedor Emelianenko vs. Choi Hong-Man
Shin’ya Aoki vs. JZ Calvan
Mitsuhiro Ishida vs. Gilbert Melendez
Kazuo Misaki vs. Yoshihiro Akiyama
Tatsuya Kawajiri vs. Luiz Azeredo
Hidehiko Hasegawa vs. Hayato “Mach” Sakurai