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06 November 2010

Fedor Emelianenko latest:

Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker told MMA Weekly that he feels Fedor Emelianenko will sign a contract. Emelianenko, who  is closing in on the final bout of his contract with Strikeforce and has been looking for a new deal.

"As everybody knows we have a negotiation ongoing with M-1 right now, and I wish I had a simple answer, but it's an ongoing negotiation. I feel good about it, I feel good about the negotiations. Whether you're dealing with Dream, or you're dealing with M-1, or any foreign company there's always a translation issue, and there's always a cultural issue, and there's just a lot of barriers that will come. We're trying to navigate through the waters and get a fair deal for everybody."

Earlier this week UFC president Dana White announced that a deal with M1 Global was not happening after they had requested a co-promoters partnership