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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...

Nov 19, 2016 7:51 pm

BREAKING! Fedor Emelianenko vs. Matt Mitrione set for Bellator 172

Fedor Emelianenko will return to the cage on February 18 in San Jose, California when he squares off with Matt Mitrione at Bellator 172. Bellator officials just announced the news. THE EMPEROR HAS ARRIVED! #Bellator172: Fedor vs @mattmitrione | FEB 18 live & free on @spike 9/8c pic.twitter.com/lSlMuwE48x — Bellator MMA (@BellatorMMA) November 20, 2016...

Oct 29, 2016 3:12 pm

Bellator targeting Fedor Emelianenko vs. Matt Mitrione for early 2017

Russian heavyweight MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko appears to be set to make his Bellator debut in early 2017, and an opponent is already under consideration. Former Ultimate Fighter alumni Matt “Meathead” Mitrione looks to be Emelianenko’s next foe and his first fight under the Bellator banner. As reported by FloCombate, the fight desk is nearing...


Oct 26, 2016 1:03 pm

Report | Fedor Emelianenko is Training for a Fight

Good news for fans of Fedor Emelianenko! According to a report from Russian journalist Alexey Safonov, the heavyweight legend has returned to training in preparation for an upcoming bout – though the date, location and opponent for that bout do not appear to be clear. Contracts have also not yet been signed. Fedor has started training...

Oct 23, 2016 6:04 pm

Shane Carwin says he has accepted a fight with Fedor Emelianenko

Earlier today former UFC interim heavyweight champion Shane Carwin (12-2 MMA) took to Twitter where he hinted that he was making the move to fight for RIZIN Fighting Federation by posting the following. Hey @rizin_PR you are going to need bigger gloves, these do not fit, not even close! #MMA pic.twitter.com/Yk3gp2ataz — Shane Carwin (@ShaneCarwin)...

Oct 21, 2016 7:05 am

Bobby Lashley More Interested in Fedor Fight than Bellator Heavyweight Title Shot

There is a long history of professional wrestlers attempting to try their hand at MMA. On several occasions, these wrestlers have realized mountainous heights, like Brock Lesnar did when he won the UFC heavyweight title. On other occasions, their MMA forays have been downright disasters, like CM Punk’s long-discussed UFC debut against Mickey Gall was....

Oct 12, 2016 10:29 am

Report: Fedor Emelianenko’s Daughter Assaulted After Criticism of Chechen Dictator

Earlier this month, a report surfaced that the daughter of legendary heavyweight Fedor Emelianenko had been attacked and hospitalized in Moscow, Russia. These reports were later confirmed by BloodyElbow.com. According to the initial report, Fedor’s daughter, who is just 16 years old, was assailed by unknown attackers on her walk home from school. After being...

Sep 12, 2016 10:35 am

Report: Fedor Emelianenko Offered $2 Million to Fight at Rizin End of Year Show, Possibly Against Wanderlei Silva

Once widely considered the greatest mixed martial artist on the planet, Russia’s Fedor Emelianenko has fallen off pretty severely over the last few years. First, he experienced three consecutive losses under the Strikeforce banner, falling to Fabricio Werdum, Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva, and Dan Henderson. Next, he scored three wins over less than stellar competition, before...

Jul 20, 2016 12:47 pm

Bellator reportedly working on Fedor Emelianenko vs. Tito Ortiz

It’s been nearly a year since former UFC champion Tito Ortiz competed in Bellator MMA. In his last outing, the ‘Huntington Beach Bad Boy’ lost to Liam McGeary via 1st round submission. Now, nearly a year later, there are talks of Ortiz stepping into the Bellator cage to square off against arguably the greatest fighter...

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 8:40 pm

Fedor Emelianenko’s friend, VP of Russian MMA Union, suspended

Last month, MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko returned to the cage to fight UFC veteran Fabio Maldonado in the main event of EFN 50 in Russia. The fight was a controversial one, with Emelianenko getting the win via majority decision. Immediately following the fight, Maldonado and his team revealed that they would be appealing the decision....

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 28, 2016 8:47 am

Chael Sonnen confident Fedor Emelianenko will sign with the UFC

Earlier this month, MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko returned to the cage once again. Emelianenko fought former UFC heavyweight Fabio Maldonado in Russia in what turned out to be an extremely back and forth fight. After being rocked in the first round, and nearly finished, Emelianenko managed to win the next 2 rounds en route 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 10:05 pm

Fedor Emelianenko comments on MMA future following controversial win

On Friday in Russia, MMA icon Fedor Emelianenko fought former UFC fighter Fabio Maldonado in what turned out to be an incredibly controversial scrap. Maldonado survived an early onslaught from The Last Emperor, and then fired back with some bombs of his own as he nearly finished Emelianenko with strikes. Emelianenko survived the round and...

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...

Jun 14, 2016 10:49 am

VIDEO | UFC posts another Fedor Emelianenko fight flashback

While Fedor Emelianenko has never fought in the UFC, the promotion has begun posting videos of his fight flashbacks ahead of his EFN 50 fight on June 17th. Emelianenko’s fight will stream on UFC Fight Pass, however the interesting part of the story is that Emelianenko recently stated that he is closer than ever before...

Jun 13, 2016 1:55 pm

Fedor Emelianenko says after his fight taking place this week, next may be in the UFC

MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko appeared on Monday’s episode of “The MMA Hour” and spoke with Ariel Helwani on his future fighting. Emelianenko has a fight scheduled with Fabio Maldonado at EFN 50 this Friday. The fight takes place in St. Petersburg, Russia and will air on UFC Fight Pass, which is the reason the UFC...

Jun 12, 2016 2:33 pm

Video | Fedor Emelianenko vs. Andrei Arlovski full fight

Former PRIDE champion Fedor Emelianenko will return to fighting later this month when he squares off with former UFC veteran Fabio Maldonado in the main event of ‘EFN 50’ which will air on UFC Fight Pass on June 17. The above video shows Fedor Emelianenko taking on former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski in a...

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...

Jun 10, 2016 9:07 am

VIDEO | Fedor Emelianenko vs. Mark Coleman (Full fight)

Back in 2006, 29-year old Fedor Emelianenko took on 42-year-old Mark Coleman in a matchup between two of the best heavyweight fighters in MMA. Emelianenko was able to extend his undefeated Pride FC record in the fight as he defeated Coleman via armbar in one of the most iconic fights in MMA history. Re-live the...

Jun 8, 2016 9:17 am

Fedor Emelianenko comments on the return of Brock Lesnar

When it was announced that Brock Lesnar would be returning to MMA for UFC 200, no opponent was immediately listed for the bout, however it was revealed that Lesnar’s fight would be the co-main event of UFC 200. Given that no opponent was listed, and that Lesnar’s fight was listed as the co-main event, many...