171 Search Results for fabio maldonado

Nov 23, 2016 7:52 am

VIDEO | Watch Fedor Emelianenko’s wild slobber-knocker with Fabio Maldonado

Last weekend, during the Bellator 165 broadcast, we learned that heavyweight legend Fedor Emelianenko had signed with the promotion. The Russian great will debut at Bellator 172 on February 18 in San Jose. He’ll make this Bellator debut against dangerous UFC veteran Matt Mitrione. By the time Fedor makes his Bellator debut, it’ll have been eight...

Jul 15, 2016 8:55 am

Fedor Emelianenko’s win over Fabio Maldonado overturned by World MMA Association

Fabio Maldonado’s appeal to the World MMA Association has paid off! After losing via majority decision to Fedor Emelianenko at EFN 50 last month, Maldonado began the appeal process to have the decision overturned due to a conflict of interest stemming from Emelianenko being the head of the Russian MMA Union. 3 judges for the...

Jul 1, 2016 10:12 am

Fabio Maldonado nothing but respectful in wake of Fedor Emelianenko fight

Last month, Fabio Maldonado and Fedor Emelianenko squared off in a highly anticipated heavyweight showdown in the main event of EFN 50 in Russia. In the first round, Maldonado rocked Emelianenko for almost the entire round, nearly finishing the MMA legend. While the fight arguably could have been stopped, the referee allowed the fight to...

Jun 21, 2016 9:49 am

Fabio Maldonado’s team to appeal loss to Fedor Emelianenko

Last Friday in Russia, former UFC light heavyweight Fabio Maldonado put on an incredible performance against MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko. Unfortunately for Maldonado, the performance wasn’t enough to win him the fight, as he lost via majority decision. Maldonado came out of the gate strong as he had Emelianenko rocked and nearly finished for almost...

Jun 21, 2016 8:55 am

Dana White reacts to Fedor Emelianenko vs. Fabio Maldonado

Last Friday, MMA icon Fedor Emelianenko stepped into the cage in the main event of EFN 50 in Russia to fight former UFC light heavyweight Fabio Maldonado in his second fight since returning to MMA on New Year’s Eve. The fight started off extremely bad for Emelianenko, who spent the majority of the first round...

Jun 18, 2016 8:32 am

Fabio Maldonado reflects on fight with Fedor Emelianenko

Friday afternoon, Fabio Maldonado and Fedor Emelianenko squared off in the main event of EFN 50. Maldonado survived an early onslaught from Emelianenko, before firing back with some heavy offense of his own. Maldonado dropped, and nearly finished The Last Emperor, who managed to survive the 1st round, and win the next 2 en route...

Jun 17, 2016 10:35 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov reacts to Fedor Emelianenko’s win over Fabio Maldonado

Friday afternoon in Russia, MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko fought former UFC light heavyweight Fabio Maldonado in the main event of EFN 50. After being dropped in the first round, Emelianenko went on to win the next two rounds, and ultimately win a majority decision. While some thought that the judges made the right call given...

Jun 17, 2016 3:16 pm

VIDEO | Fedor Emelianenko defeats Fabio Maldonado (Highlights)

On Friday afternoon, Fedor Emelianenko and Fabio Maldonado squared off in the main event of EFN 50. The fight was a rough one for Emelianenko, who was dropped early in the first round, but somehow managed to win a majority decision. Check out the highlights from the bout above, and read the full recap of...

Jun 17, 2016 2:30 pm

Results: Fedor Emelianenko vs. Fabio Maldonado

On Friday afternoon, Fedor Emelianenko and Fabio Maldonado fought in the EFN 50 main event, Emelianenko came out strong, backing Maldonado up as he landed numerous big punches while Maldonado defended. It was Maldonado however who landed a big punch that dropped Fedor Emelianenko. While many expected the fight to be stopped, Emelianenko survived as...

Jun 16, 2016 11:30 am

VIDEO | Fedor Emelianenko vs. Fabio Maldonado weigh-ins

Fedor Emelianenko returns to competition tomorrow at EFN 50, which takes place in St. Petersburg, Russia and will air live on UFC Fight Pass at 11AM EDT. Emelianenko will face UFC veteran Fabio Maldonado in the main event of the evening. Emelianenko is coming off a first round TKO win over Jaideep Singh, which took...

Apr 28, 2016 11:47 am

Fabio Maldonado admits to PED usage in UFC, plans to for Fedor Emelianenko fight

Recently news broke that MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko would be returning to MMA in front of his native Russian fans when he fights UFC veteran Fabio Maldonado under the Fight Nights Global banner in June. Ahead of the fight, a shocking detail emerged that there would be no PED testing ahead of, or the night of, the fight....

Apr 17, 2016 11:56 am

Report: Fedor Emelianenko vs. Fabio Maldonado set for June 17 in Russia

According to a report from Combate, former PRIDE champion Fedor Emelianenko will return to the cage this summer to battle former UFC veteran Fabio Maldonado at a “Fight Nights” event in Russia on June 17. “Fight Nights” promoter Kamil Gadzhiev revealed that Maldonado is one of three possible opponents for Fedor’s return to Russia on June...

Nov 7, 2015 7:38 pm

UFN 77 Results: Corey Anderson defeats Fabio Maldonado via decision

A light heavyweight bout between Fabio Maldonado (22-8 MMA) and Corey Anderson (6-1 MMA) kicked off tonight’s UFC Fight Night 77 main card in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Corey Anderson was able to get Maldonado to the floor early on in round one. The TUF 19 winner moved to half guard and started landing some solid...

Apr 26, 2015 12:40 am

REPLAY! UFC 186 “Rampage” Jackson vs. Fabio Maldonado (HIGHLIGHTS)

UFC legend Rampage Jackson speaks to Joe Rogan inside the Octagon after his win against Fabio Maldonado at UFC 186. Rampage went the full fifteen with Maldonado and it was a frustrating performance to say the least. LOL! — D.C. Pokes At Khabib — ‘We’ve created a trash talking MONSTER!’

Apr 12, 2015 9:28 am

Rampage Jackson Out, Steve Bosse In Against Fabio Maldonado

The UFC have officially pulled Rampage Jackson from his bout with Fabio Maldonado at UFC 186. Rampage is dealing with legal issues stemming from him leaving Bellator to go back to the UFC. After a judge’s ruling, the UFC had no choice but to pull Rampage and find a replacement. They have done just that...

Dec 2, 2014 9:59 am

REPLAY! Stipe Miocic vs. Fabio Maldonado (Full Fight)

Top heavyweight contender Stipe Miocic headlines against late replacement Fabio Maldonado at Fight Night Sao Paulo. Watch Miocic take on dangerous heavyweight Junior Dos Santos in the main event at UFC Fight Night Phoenix.

May 6, 2014 4:19 pm

Fabio Maldonado In For JDS, Faces Miocic In ‘TUF Brazil 3 Finale’ Headliner

Brazilian slugger, Fabio Maldonado has stepped up to save ‘The Ultimate Fighter Brazil: Sonnen vs. Silva’ Finale event and will face Stipe Miocic in the evening’s headliner. The Brazilian has agreed to move up to the UFC’s heavyweight division in order to make this bout a go. The TUF Brazil 3 Finale event is set...

May 2, 2014 11:39 am

Fabio Maldonado Wants To ‘Rumble’ With Anthony Johnson

After Johnson’s lopsided beating of Phil Davis last weekend, not too many men are looking for a showdown. However, Fabio Maldonado, one of the UFC’s most durable light-heavyweights, is up to the task. In a recent interview with MMAFighting.com, Maldonado stated his case: “I want to fight Anthony Johnson. He would be a good fight...

Aug 15, 2013 1:08 pm

Joey Beltran vs. Fabio Maldonado set for UFC Fight Night 29

MMAFighting.com has learned with sources close to the UFC that “The Mexicutioner” Joey Beltran (14-8 MMA, 4-5 UFC) is heading to Brazil for a light heavyweight showdown against Sao Paulo native Fabio Maldonado (19-6 MMA, 2-3 UFC). Beltran is coming off a unanimous decision win over Igor Pokrajac at December’s UFC on FX event in...

Oct 16, 2012 1:13 pm

PHOTO | Anderson Silva Plays Doctor To Fabio Maldonado In Brazilian Hospital | UFC NEWS

Following their appearance on last weekend’s UFC 153 main card Fabio Maldonado and Anderson Silva took a trip to the hospital, but for very different reasons. Maldonado took a trip for injuries sustained during his bout with Glover Teixeira and the UFC’s middleweight champion, Anderson Silva, paid him a visit. (Photo via Twitter)

Jun 12, 2016 12:00 pm

Video | Emelianenko vs. Maldonado – Fedor Returns

Mixed martial arts legend Fedor Emelianenko will return to fighting on when he squares off with former UFC veteran Fabio Maldonado in the main event of EFN 50 on June 17, 2016. Get hyped for “The Last Emperor’s” return by watching the above preview for the EFN 50 event which will air live on UFC...

Oct 22, 2015 9:44 pm

Maldonado to Anderson: Let’s give the fans FOTN and drink beer after!

Fabio Maldonado was originally set to face Tom Lawlor at UFC Fight Night 77 on November 7th, however an injury forced Lawlor out of the bout. TUF 19 winner Corey Anderson stepped up on short notice to replace Lawlor, something Maldonado is very grateful for. Maldonado sent a statement to MMAJunkie thanking Corey Anderson for...

Aug 16, 2015 5:32 pm

Maldonado calls out 6 fighters and only 1 accepted the challenge!

Fabio Maldonado just sent out a shotgun burst of challenges to the light heavyweight division! Maldonado’s stock rose at the end of his fight with “Rampage” as he not only proved he was tough enough to hang with legends, but “Rampage” said he earned his respect that night. Maldonado is looking to get back to...

Apr 26, 2015 9:43 am

Rampage: ‘I Wasn’t Rusty, Maldonado Isn’t Human’

Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson returned to the UFC last night and defeated Fabio Maldonado via unanimous decision. The fight didn’t go exactly how Rampage had hoped, but says he doesn’t think it has anything to do with his two year UFC layoff. Jackson had this to say at the post-fight press conference. “The last time I...

Apr 25, 2015 8:56 pm

UFC 186 Results: Jackson Pummels Maldonado & Earns Decision

Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson is BACK in the UFC! Kind of. You could tell all of the Bellator injunction drama leading up to the fight took Jackson’s mind off the bout. He was exhausted minutes into the fight but still managed to outperform Maldonado all three rounds. Maldonado created the illusion that he was doing better...

Apr 24, 2015 1:46 pm

Rampage vs. Maldonado To Be Contested At Catchweight

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson has had a rocky path to “UFC 186”. “Rampage” and Fabio Maldonado have agreed to fight in a catchweight bout of 215 pounds instead of the original light heavyweight limit of 205 pounds. Earlier this month, it was announced that Jackson had to be pulled off of the card due to an...