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What’s the origin of Fedor Emelianenko’s legendary sweater? Let Bellator explain

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One of the most unforgettable moments in MMA is when Fedor Emelianenko introduced the world to his legendary striped sweater. Throughout the years, Emelianenko’s sweater has become one of the most legendary artifacts in MMA.

In this video, Bellator, tongue firmly in cheek, attempts to explain the influence and importance of Emelianenko’s sweater in the world of MMA.

Emelianenko is now a part of the Bellator roster and he’s scheduled to make his promotional debut against Matt Mitrione in the main event of Bellator 172, which takes place Feb. 18 in San Jose, Calif. MMA veteran Josh Thomson fights Patricky Freire in the co-main event of the card.