As Fedor Emelianenko gets set to potentially pummel another individual into oblivion when he faces Fabricio Werdum this upcoming weekend at Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Werdum, we felt the week wouldn’t be complete without taking a closer look at the famous Fedor sweater of doom. Free from skulls, flames, battle axes and other forms chaotic imagery often associated with MMA apparel, the Fedor sweater has developed somewhat of a cult following amongst fight fans, while symbolizing pending destruction for his opponents leading up to his fights. Nothing short of spectacular, this striped top has been worn time and time again by Emelianenko during public sightings and interviews leading up to his big fights, leaving one simple question in the mind – why?
One things for certain, whichever clothing company can claim responsibility for this stylish piece should step forward and reserve bragging rights as the “Official Fedor Fight Sweater”. With all the commotion surrounding the sensational striped style, thankfully Ariel Helwani on behalf of Fanhouse.com, was able to get the inside scoop prior to Fedor’s match against Brett Rogers back in November 2009 on what it all really means. Check it out: