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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 27, 2016 8:39 am

Conor McGregor reportedly offered $2 million to fight alongside Fedor Emelianenko

Recently news broke that Fedor Emelianenko would be making his return to MMA once again on June 17th under the Fight Nights Global banner in Russia to fight Fabio Maldonado. Surprisingly, the promotion has now offered Conor McGregor $2 million to fight at the event as well. This comes after McGregor was pulled from UFC...

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...

Apr 15, 2016 9:18 am

Fedor Emelianenko’s next fight official for June 17th

Exciting news broke Friday morning that MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko would be returning to MMA on June 17th in front of the Russian fans. Emelianenko made an emphatic return to MMA on New Years Eve as he mauled Jaideep Singh in Japan. Since then there has been much speculation as to when his next fight...

Apr 7, 2016 11:35 am

Former manager of Fedor Emelianenko thinks that if Fedor wanted to be in the UFC, ‘he would have already been there’

MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko recently stated that he would like to get a rematch with UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum. The two met in Strikeforce in 2010 where Werdum pulled off a major upset on the highly touted Emelianenko. Vadim Finkelchtein, long-time friend and former manager of Emelianenko spoke about Emelianenko’s recent statement in a...

Apr 5, 2016 8:40 am

Fabricio Werdum wants rematch with Fedor Emelianenko in Chechnya

It was almost exactly 6 years ago that Fabricio Werdum shocked the world as he submitted MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko in the main event of ‘Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Werdum’. Following Emelianenko’s triumphant return to MMA on New Year’s Eve, ‘The Last Emperor’ revealed that he would like to try and avenge the loss to Werdum...

Mar 30, 2016 10:12 am

Sakakibara gives update on Fedor Emelianenko vs. Wanderlei Silva fight

When it was announced that Wanderlei Silva had signed with Rizin FF, there were immediately talks of Silva potentially fighting MMA icon Fedor Emelianenko. While Emelianenko has stated that his next fight will be soon, and likely in Russia, fans can’t help but wonder if Emelianenko and Silva will fight this year. Rizin FF President...

Mar 26, 2016 12:53 pm

Fedor Emelianenko wants rematch with Fabricio Werdum

Back in 2009, MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko made his Strikeforce debut as he knocked out Brett Rogers in the 2nd round of their headlining fight. In just his second Strikeforce fight, Emelianenko was submitted by Jiu-Jitsu phenom Fabricio Werdum. To this day, the loss remains the only submission loss on Emelianenko’s record. Now, following a...

Feb 20, 2016 2:09 pm

Andrei Alrovski confident he can persuade UFC to let him fight Fedor Emelianenko

Since Fedor Emelianenko made his triumphant return to MMA on New Years Eve many fighters across various promotions have been hoping for a crack at ‘The Last Emperor’. While Rizin Fighting Federation would ideally like to see either Brock Lesnar or Wanderlei Silva fight Emelianenko, King Mo also wants a crack at Emelianenko. Now, UFC...

Feb 13, 2016 4:38 pm

WATCH! Scott Coker discusses Fedor Emelianenko vs. Kimbo Slice, Benson Henderson signing, more!

Earlier this year Bellator MMA made headlines when it was announced they signed former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson to a contract. Henderson was awarded an immediate welterweight title shot on April 22nd against Andrey Koreshkov. In addition, there have been talks of Kimbo Slice fighting MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko for Emelianenko’s second fight since...

Feb 12, 2016 8:38 am

#FBF | Kevin Randleman nearly cripples Fedor Emelianenko with suplex

One of the coolest moments of Randleman's career He was dropping jaws across the world before MMA blew up…pic.twitter.com/oRQKMnAKay — MMA History Today (@MMAHistoryToday) February 12, 2016 Yesterday tragic news surfaced that MMA legend, former UFC heavyweight champion Kevin Randleman had passed away at the age of 44 due to an apparent heart attack. Immediately...

Feb 11, 2016 7:55 am

Tito Ortiz wants warm up fight before challenging Fedor Emelianenko

After Fedor Emelianenko’s successful return to MMA on New Year’s Eve against Jaideep Singh under the Rizin FF banner, fans began calling for ‘The Last Emperor’ to fight a high-profile opponent. Emelianenko revealed after the bout that he would in fact be fighting again, most likely in April, and that he would prefer it to...

Feb 9, 2016 9:23 pm

RIZIN’s Sakakibara says Fedor Emelianenko versus Wanderlei Silva is up to you!

Does the match intrigue you at all? Would seeing Fedor Emelianenko take on Wanderlei Silva in Japan be reminiscent of PRIDE that could make you gitty with excitement? If so, you need to make it known and get others to make some noise about the match so that RIZIN’s CEO Nobuyuki Sakakibara will do everything...

Feb 3, 2016 11:06 am

WATCH! Bellator special on Fedor Emelianenko and King Mo hinting on a potential match?

Bellator recently released a highlight of Fedor Emelianenko and Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal’s fights at the RIZIN New Year’s Eve card. Fedor came out of retirement to fight for the first time in over three years against a much bigger opponent, Jaideep Singh. Although Singh was much bigger, the kickboxer was relatively unknown to the...

Feb 1, 2016 12:32 pm

Fedor Emelianenko: Would rather sign with UFC than M-1 Global

Looks like Fedor Emelianenko is back at it teasing the UFC and the fans about a potential signing with the UFC. “The Last Emperor” recently fought at Rizin Fighting Federation against Singh Jaideep at the NYE event last year. “I’m open to all organizations – said Emelianenko told reporters. – If you have any suggestions,...

Jan 25, 2016 11:28 am

Is a Fedor Emelianenko versus Tito Ortiz fight going to happen?

An intriguing matchup has been buzzing amongst the MMA community of a potential fight between Fedor Emelianenko and Tito Ortiz. While other rumors have been circulating of Fedor potentially fighting King Mo, Wanderlei Silva, and even Brock Lesnar, no word on an official fight has been released. Russian website World of MMA reported the following (translated...

Jan 21, 2016 11:30 am

Rizin hoping to book Wanderlei or Lesnar to fight Fedor

Following the triumphant return of Fedor Emelianenko on New Year’s Eve it was announced that ‘The Last Emperor’ would be looking to fight again under the Rizin banner sometime around April. Immediately there were speculations as to who Emelianenko would fight, however since the announcement we’ve heard no further details regarding the fight. Rizin VP...

Jan 14, 2016 9:29 am

Fedor Emelianenko vs. King Mo?

King Mo is fresh off of his heavyweight tournament win at Rizin FF several weeks ago, King Mo is looking for a rather quick turnaround in the coming months. Given the triumphant return of Fedor Emelianenko at Rizin on New Year’s Eve it shouldn’t come as a shock that King Mo is hoping for a...

Jan 5, 2016 3:22 pm

Ray Sefo says he turned down fight with Fedor

For quite some time leading up to Fedor Emelianenko’s MMA return on New Year’s Eve there was speculation as to who ‘The Last Emperor’ would be fighting. While he ultimately ended up fighting and defeating Jaideep Singh, the first man who was named as Emelianenko’s opponent, apparently the fight was offered to retired kickboxing legend...