Fedor-Choi, Akiyama-Misaki Official For Yarennoka On 12/31

A press conference was held on Thursday to announce two more official fights for the “Yarennoka” show on New Year's Eve in Saitama, Japan.

The long-rumored bout between universally ranked number one Heavyweight mixed-martial artist Fedor Emelianenko and K-1 kickboxer Hong-Man Choi is now confirmed.

You can also officially pencil in Yoshihiro Akiyama vs. Kazuo Misaki for the stacked-New Year's Eve fight card.

With that now known, here's a look at the updated OFFICIAL fight card:

-Fedor Emelianenko vs. Hong-Man Choi
-Gilbert Melendez vs. Mitsuhiro Ishida
-Tatsuya Kawajiri vs. Luiz Azeredo
-Gesias Calvancanti vs. Shinya Aoki
-Hayato Sakurai vs. Hidehiko Hasegawa
-Yoshihiro Akiyama vs. Kazuo Misaki

Fighters still rumored to be added to the card include: Ricardo Arona, Aleksander Emelianenko and Murilo Bustamante.


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