FBI reportedly interviewed MMA fighter with ties to Trump and Cohen


The FBI has reportedly questioned a mixed martial arts fighter who has connections to President Donald Trump, Trump's attorney Michael Cohen and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Fedor Emelianenko was interviewed by agents on Tuesday according to his manager, and agents were reportedly at his fight on Saturday.

Putin has been photographed with the fighter and attended his fights. And Emelianenko signed with a fighting league Trump was a partial owner of back in 2008. Cohen was that league's COO.

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It's not clear why the FBI met with Emelianenko or if it was at all related to the Russia investigation or the FBI raid on Cohen's office, home and hotel room.

Additional reporting from Newsy affiliate CNN.