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Aleksander Emelianenko to fight at M-1 Challenge 9

Aleksander Emelianenko, the younger brother of WAMMA champion Fedor, will take on Sang Soo Lee in a superfight at M-1 Challenge 9 in Russia on November 21.

Emelianenko (13-3) will look win his fifth straight as well as avenge his teammate Roman Zentsov's loss at M-1 Challenge 7 to Lee (9-4).

Lee of South Korea has won three in a row fighting for HEAT, DEEP and M-1 Challenge.

Emelianenko vs. Lee will be one of two superfights on the M-1 Challenge 9 card. The rest of the card from the team MMA league will be filled by matchups between Team Korea vs. Red Devil and Russia Legion vs. Team Holland.

Emelianenko was slated to fight at Afflicion: Banned in July, but was pulled for turning his medicals in late. He's expected to fight for Affliction at the promotion's next show, which has a tentative date of January 24, 2009.

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