In a recent interview with conducted by Elias Cepeda at InsideFighting.com, Jeff Monson, confirmed that he will be fighting Fedor Emelianenko is March.
“It’s a done deal. It looks like I will be fighting Fedor March 3rd in Russia” says Jeff Monson
“My manager approached Bodog about fighting Fedor. We asked the UFC if we could get out of our contract because there was an opportunity to do this. Now we are out of it” he says.
“The UFC can’t lose. If I win they can say ‘here’s this guy who lost to Tim Sylvia, our champion, and he just beat the number one guy in the world’.
“I mean, what were they going to do with me now? Have me fight a few more guys and work towards another title shot? This is a good opportunity for me, and if I win, it would be a quick way back to another title shot in the UFC” says Monson.
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