At the UFC 100 post-fight conference at the Mandalay Bay hotel and casino in Las Vegas, NV, UFC President Dana White emphatically announced that he will get a deal done with Heavyweight phenom, and questionably the pound-for-pound best fighter in the world Fedor Emelianenko.
White also announced that he didn't know when the deal would get done, but that it surely would.
"I've done deals with all the best fighters all over the world...eventually we're gonna end up doing a deal with Fedor...we'll get it done."
The post-fight conference was a bizarre one, with very few fighters showing up for the question and answer session, but the media was in full force, and kept the Fedor questions coming.
When a reporter commented on Lesnar's performance, he asked White if the UFC would continue to give fans what they wanted, and create a superfight with the Affliction star, to which White responded with the following:
"It's funny. The way these things have always worked out with us, this Fedor thing's been going on and on and on and I keep saying this and that about him and he keeps waiting. You know, eventually Fedor's going to be here. I want Fedor.
"I want him to come to the UFC and everything else. The longer it takes, this guy [Lesnar] just became the UFC champion, and we'll end up getting that deal done. Then we'll end up doing Brock vs Fedor and it'll end up being a huge fight."
This might just be hopeful thinking, however, it appears as though White is very confident in his ability to bring Emelianenko to the UFC. If or when it does happen, you can expect it to be the biggest fight in MMA history.
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