The ratings, including DVR viewership for Bellator 208 are in, and the Fedor Emelianenko – Chael Sonnen led card did not pull massive numbers for the Paramount Network.
It wasn’t a flawless performance from Fedor Emelianenko, but “The Last Emperor” took out Chael Sonnen tonight at Bellator 208 to advance to the finals of the heavyweight grand-prix.
Fedor Emelianenko will battle Ryan Bader in the finals of Bellator’s heavyweight grand-prix, as “The Last Emperor” took out Chael Sonnen at Bellator 208, in their semifinal match-up.
Fedor Emelianenko is no longer the force he once was, but as Chael Sonnen discovered last night at Bellator 208, “The Last Emperor” still has some pop.
Chael Sonnen took some pokes at Fedor Emelianenko leading up to their Bellator 208 scrap. But, following last night’s bout, which saw “The Last Emperor” score a first round stoppage, the two were all smiles.
Bellator’s second event this weekend is going down tonight in New York, and the card will feature legendary heavyweight, Fedor Emelianenko, taking on former UFC contender, Chael Sonnen. Will that bout and the rest of the line-up for Bellator 208 pull strong numbers for the Paramount Network and DAZN? One week after the massive UFC 229 card took place?
Bellator 208 will go down in just a few hours time, and it will feature the legendary Fedor Emelianenko taking on Chael Sonnen in the headliner.
According to Chael Sonnen, if Bellator’s interested in preserving the integrity of the promotion’s heavyweight division, the company would be wise to keep him, and others like Ryan Bader, far, far away…
The fighters scheduled for Bellator 208 have weighed in, and headliners Fedor Emelianenko and Chael Sonnen are ready for battle.
With all the hype and madness tied to UFC 229, the fact that Fedor Emelianenko is going to return to the cage in just five days, has gotten lost in the mix.