Fedor Emelianenko Vs. Pedro Rizzo Booked For June 21st In Russia

By Chris Howie

MMANEWS.COM Staff Writer

Fedor Emelianenko returns to action June 21st in Russia and it was announced this week that his opponent will be Pedro Rizzo who will be stepping into the cage after a nearly two year lay-off.

M-1 official Evgeni Kogan made the bout official via his Twitter account. Bobby Lashley had at one point been a rumored opponent as did Rolles Gracie.

The fight will take place at the Ice Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia and will most likely air on pay-per-view.

The Emelianenko-Rizzo bout is the only fight announced for the card so far.

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