PRE-PRIDE GP 2004 FINAL ROUND INTERVIEWS
08/18/2004
Aleksander Emelianenko

Pride Fighting Championships: What's your current weight?
Alexander Emelianenko: 120 kg.
Pride: You look like you've worked on your conditioning.
Emelianenko: I haven't done anything special but my normal training has been harder.
Pride: How do you train each day?
Emelianenko: Well, we train under a hot sun, near the beach. (laughing)
Pride: What do you think about Mirko? Have you been training your striking more?
Emelianenko: I haven't done anything special for Mirko. I just trained in my normal way with my brothers.
Pride: Do you feel confident that you can stand-up with Mirko or do you want to take it to the ground?
Emelianenko: I want to get an ippon. If it's standing, by KO. One the ground, by submission.
Pride: What are your hobbies?
Emelianenko: Driving go-carts.