Fedor Emelianenko to headline EA Sports MMA video game

Fedor Emelianenko, along with M-1 Global vice president and co-owner Vadim Finkelchtein, held a press conference today in Anaheim, Calif.

The press conference started off with M-1 Global’s USA Vice-President Jerry Millen announcing that Fedor Emelianenko will be headlining the upcoming EA Sports MMA video game. Renato “Babalu” Sobral and Gegard Mousasi will also be in the game according to Millen.

EA’s MMA game is scheduled to be released sometime in 2010 for the XBOX 360 and Playstation 3 video game consoles. The characters within the game will consist almost entirely of non-UFC fighters. The exception is former UFC Heavyweight and Light Heavyweight Champion Randy Couture who is expected to appear in the game.

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Fedor Emelianenko to address the media during Wednesday press conference in Anaheim

Anaheim, Calif. – Ever since Affliction announced late last week that its “Trilogy” event scheduled for Aug. 1 had been canceled, the combat sports world collectively has waited for an official response from former PRIDE heavyweight champion Fedor Emelianenko.

On Wednesday at 1 p.m. PT inside the DoubleTree Hotel in Anaheim, Calif., Emelianenko will address the media for the first time since last week’s sudden cancellation. During the press conference, Emelianenko will discuss the ramifications of the cancellation, comment on his future in the fight game, and respond to questions from members of the media.

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