“My team is already joking that if I don’t win by knockout, I probably won’t win at all.

In Russia, I really am unlikely to win by decision of the judges, "- quoted Johnson BJ Penn.

He admitted that since childhood he dreamed of visiting Russia.

Emelianenko, 45, will face Johnson on October 23 at Bellator 269 in Moscow.

Earlier, Fedor Emelianenko spoke about the mood before the fight with Johnson.