NEW YORK – Chael Sonnen has no doubt there were fixed fights under the now-defunct PRIRE banner. Was Fedor Emelianenko involved in any of those? He’s less sure about that. In the past Sonnen (30-15-1 MMA, 2-1 BMMA) has discredited Emelianenko’s (37-5 MMA, 1-1 BMMA) resume and questioned the legitimacy of the what the former longtime PRIDE champion has accomplished. Ahead of their heavyweight grand prix semifinal at Bellator 208 on Saturday, though, Sonnen has changed his tune and called the Russian the “greatest heavyweight in MMA history.” So, which is it? When pressed about the “fixed” comments, Sonnen provided a more in-depth answer on his stance.
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