420 Search Results for fedor

Oct 9, 2015 7:52 am

The Fedor

Fedor Emelianenko, the man, the myth, the legend. Many are a little disappointed that he’ll likely be fighting a 1-0 fighter in Japan, for the new organization ‘Rizin Fighting Federation.’ Fans have been wanting to see him fight in the UFC for a long time, but it again looks like it won’t be happening. The...

Oct 8, 2015 10:41 am

No Opponent Named At Recent Fedor Press Conference

Former PRIDE boss Nobuyui Sakakibara introduced his brand new MMA promotion during a press conference in Tokyo on Thursday. The new promotion will be called Rizin Fighting Federation and the two-night event in December will be called the “Rizin Fighting World Grand Prix 2015”. Nobuyui Sakakibara also announced that the fights will be held at...

Oct 7, 2015 2:41 pm

Fighters React To Fedor’s 1-0 Opponent

On Tuesday it was revealed that the big mystery opponent for Fedor Emelianenko’s return fight would be……….a heavyweight no ones knows, with a 1-0 MMA record. As I’m sure you’d expect a lot of fans and fighters were a little disappointed. After all this time of waiting and wondering where and then who he would...

Oct 6, 2015 8:19 am

So Here’s The Guy Fedor’s Reportedly Going To Fight –– Impressed?

Fedor Emelianenko will return to action on New Years Eve and headline a big event in Japan. We’ve known that since it was announced at Bellator’s ‘Dynamite’ event. However, there has been no word on whom his opponent would be. There have been rumors and theories but nothing official. The promotion is set to hold...

Oct 6, 2015 8:18 am

Report: Fedor Will Face 1-0 MMA Fighter Jaideep Singh

The new Japanese promotion that will be holding an event on New Years Eve and will feature the return of Fedor Emelianenko is planning on holding a press conference on Thursday and the word on the street is that they’ll be officially announcing who Fedor will be fighting. But, since the MMA media and fan...

Oct 5, 2015 2:40 pm

Tito: Fedor Is Not The GOAT, But Jones Could Be

Fedor Emelianenko was on the verge of helping the mixed martial arts community resolve one of the greatest debates of our sport: Is he the greatest fighter of all time? When Emelianenko announced his return to the sport of mixed martial arts, fans were excited for the possibility of seeing “The Last Emperor” step inside...

Oct 5, 2015 10:29 am

Tito Ortiz is a no-go for Fedor Emelianenko on New Year’s Eve

Fedor Emelianenko shocked the world when he announced his return to mixed martial arts earlier this year. Unfortunately for fans who wanted to see him in the octagon, “The Last Emperor” chose not to sign with an American based company like the UFC or Bellator. Instead, Emelianenko chose to ink a deal with an upstart...

Oct 2, 2015 10:43 am

Former Pride Boss On Fedor Making $2.5M: ‘This Is Absolutely Not True’

Fedor Emelianenko shocked the MMA World when he announced that he had signed a contract to fight for former Pride FC boss Nobuyuki Sakakibara’s new Japanese promotion on New Year’s Eve. Shortly after news broke that “The Last Emperor” had in fact signed a deal to fight in Japan, Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer...

Sep 30, 2015 10:30 am

Werdum: ‘The UFC Would Have Been Better For Fedor’

Mixed Martial Arts legend Fedor Emelianenko will return to fighting on December 31st, this after signing a $2.5 million deal to fight for former Pride FC boss Sakakibara’s new Japanese promotion. The news came as a disappointment to most fight fans, as many of the sports viewers have longed to see “The Last Emperor” test...

Sep 29, 2015 7:14 pm

Phil Davis On Fedor’s Choice To Fight In Japan: ‘It’s Entirely Business’

Bellator MMA light heavyweight Phil Davis is coming off of quite the debut, winning a one night, four-man tournament at ‘Dynamite’ to earn a shot at the title, against Liam McGeary. There’s no word yet on when that title fight will take place, although president Scott Coker said it would likely the place towards the...

Sep 28, 2015 5:14 pm

‘Fedor could have dominated UFC’s light heavyweight division’

When PRIDE legend Fedor Emelianenko announced his return to mixed martial arts earlier this year, fans and fighters alike were hopeful he would be making his way to the UFC. Talks about where he was going to sign and which weight class he would be fighting in remained quiet until “Bellator: DYNAMITE” fight week. Had...

Sep 28, 2015 1:10 pm

UH OH! Randy Couture avoids being asked about Fedor fight during Q&A

Randy Couture has not dawned a pair of gloves inside the cage since his last fight in the octagon with Lyoto Machida at UFC 129. The UFC Hall of Famer has since made his transition to a career in Hollywood along with partnering up with Bellator several times. Couture also helps his son train and...

Sep 24, 2015 3:48 pm

Report: Fedor Guaranteed $2.5 Million For NYE Fight In Japan

Are you trying to wrap your mind around Fedor’s decision to once again forgo a contract with the UFC? Well, it sounds like he had quite a few reasons to do so, like 2.5 million reasons to do so. According to a report from veteran and well trusted journalist Dave Meltzer, the fighter is set...

Sep 24, 2015 12:09 pm

Scott Coker On Tito’s Future: ‘Maybe He’ll Fight Fedor’

At Bellator ‘Dynamite’ MMA legend Tito Ortiz took on undefeated light heavyweight champion Liam McGeary in the night’s main event. Early in the fight it looked like everything was going Tito’s way. He got a quick takedown and started working his top game. It seemed like might be another Tito Ortiz ground and pound clinic,...

Sep 24, 2015 12:01 am

Fedor Hangs With Pole Dancing Instructor

Fedor Emelianenko was in the house at this past Saturday’s Bellator ‘Dynamite’ event in San Jose, California and apparently took photos with everyone in the arena. I mean, it’s not everyday you run into an MMA legend like Fedor, so of course you’re going to ask to take a picture. One of the photos making...

Sep 23, 2015 5:02 pm

Former Pride Boss: ‘Fedor’s Opponent Will Mean Something For Future Of MMA’

At this past Saturday’s Bellator ‘Dynamite’ event it was announced that Fedor Emelianenko will be headlining an event in Japan, put one by the former boss of PRIDE FC, Nobuyuki Sakakibara, on New Years Eve. The card will air on Spike TV. It seemed like the popular thought was that he’d finally sign with the...

Sep 23, 2015 5:58 am

Fedor: I’m Very Happy To Come Back And To Fight In Japan

There was a strange feeling in the air when Bellator said they wold have a major announcement during their live broadcast this past Saturday. With Fedor Emelianenko in attendance many wondered if it had anything to do with him, even though both him and Bellator president Scott Coker had said he will not be signing...

Sep 23, 2015 4:50 am

Josh Barnett On Fedor: ‘I Knew He Was Not Going To Go To The UFC’

UFC heavyweight Josh Barnett will face off with Roy Nelson this Saturday in Japan. Just this past Saturday we found out that another MMA heavyweight will be headlining a big card in Japan. Yes during Bellator ‘Dynamite’ it was announced that Fedor Emelianenko would be returning from retirement and headlining a New Years Eve event...

Sep 23, 2015 12:31 am

Fedor Punks Sparring Partner, Starts Showboating –– WATCH NOW!

Here’s a side of Fedor we don’t normally see. Usually it’s just a stoic face looking emotionless and calm no matter what’s going on around him. Is it just me, or does Fedor seem more lively in his return to MMA? He’s smiling more, he’s doing interviews in english and making jokes and now we...