(Courtesy of Bellator MMA)
On Thursday, the two fielded questions from the media about their Bellator World Heavyweight Grand Prix first round match-up during the event’s pre-fight press conference.
Fedor vs. Mir is the next opening round bout of the Bellator World Heavyweight Grand Prix. The winner moves on to face Chael Sonnen in the semi-final round.
Bellator 198 Main Card:
- Heavyweight Grand Prix First Round: Fedor Emelianenko (36-5, 1 NC) vs. Frank Mir (18-11)
- Featherweight Co-Main Event: Emmanuel Sanchez (16-3) vs. Sam Sicilia (16-8)
- Middleweight Main Card Bout: Rafael Lovato Jr. (7-0) vs. Gerald Harris (25-5)
- Welterweight Main Card Bout: Neiman Gracie (7-0) vs. Javier Torres (10-3)
- 175-Pound Catchweight Main Card Bout: Dillon Danis (Pro Debut) vs. Kyle Walker (2-4)