Bellator 198: Fedor vs. Mir Press Conference Video

(Courtesy of Bellator MMA)

On Saturday, former Pride FC champion Fedor Emelianenko and former UFC titleholder Frank Mir headline Bellator 198 in Rosemont, Illinois.

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.

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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)