In the first episode of Bellator 198: Countdown “Fedor vs. Mir,” we head to Russia to see former champion Fedor Emelianenko in action as he prepares to take on Frank Mir.

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The two headline the April 28 card from the United Center in Chicago in the Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix quarterfinals live on Paramount Network.

Along with “The Last Emperor” in training, Mir, a former UFC heavyweight champion, gets in his shots at the famed Mayweather Gym in Las Vegas.

Below is the current fight card:

MAIN CARD (Paramount Network/9 p.m. ET)

Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix Quarterfinal
Fedor Emelianenko vs. Frank Mir

Featherweight: Emmanuel Sanchez vs. Sam Siclia

Middleweight: John Salter vs. Rafael Lovato Jr.

Welterweight: Neiman Gracie vs. Javier Torres

Catchweight: Dillon Danis vs. Kyle Walker


Welterweight: R’Mandel Cameron vs. P.J. Cajigas

Welterweight: Dan Stittgen vs. Mark Stoddard

Catchweight: Eric Wisely vs. Morgan Sickinger

Middleweight: Matt Paul vs. Brian Booth

Flyweight: Joey Diehl vs. Nate Williams

Lightweight: Tom Shoaff vs. Mike Budnik