Legendary Russian heavyweight MMA Fedor Emelianenko and Bellator Heavyweight Champion American Ryan Bader will play a rematch in the main event of the Bellator 290 tournament, which will be held on February 4 in Inglewood (USA). It is reported by MMA Junkie.

Recall that Emelianenko and Bader had their first fight in January 2019, where, as part of the final match of the Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix, Fedor lost to the American by knockout in the first round.

Bader had his last fight in May of this year, where he won by unanimous decision over the Frenchman. Cheycombe Congo and defended his title. As for Fedor, his last fight took place in October last year, where he won by knockout in the first round of another American fighter Timothy Johnson.