438 Search Results for fedor

Oct 25, 2015 2:27 pm

Fedor Emelianenko dodges 2.5 million dollar question

Fedor Emelianenko shocked the mixed martial arts world when he announced his return to the sport earlier this year. The possibility of diehard fans finally getting the chance to see “The Last Emperor” in the world-famous octagon was exciting, but their hopes were crushed when he announced his signing with a new Japanese based promotion,...

Oct 23, 2015 10:04 am

More details emerge on Fedor’s NYE return

New details have emerged regarding Fedor Emelianenko’s return to mixed martial arts on New Year’s Eve. According to a report from Bloodyelbow, “The Last Emperor” is expected to fly over to Amsterdam on November 1st and begin training with the likes of Kirill Sidelnikov, Anatoly Tokov, Vadim German, Victor German, and Alexander Kosarev. The news...

Oct 21, 2015 4:37 pm

Veteran heavyweight seeking fight with Fedor Emelianenko

Shawn Jordan suffered a unanimous decision loss to Ruslan Magomedov recently at UFC 192. The loss to Magomedov snapped Jordan’s 3-fight win streak that saw Jordan pick up 3 KO/TKO wins. The fight against Magomedov was the last one on Jordan’s UFC contract, and with how things look, he will not be re-signing with the...

Oct 20, 2015 12:40 pm

Fedor to compete in Sambo tournament next month

Fedor Emelianenko will return to a combat sambo world tournament, which takes place November 25th in Monaco. Emelianenko, a four-time world combat sambo champion looks to get back to competition before making a return to MMA on December 31st. Tass.ru was the first to report that the Former Pride FC heavyweight champion would be entering...

Oct 16, 2015 2:35 pm

Fedor Emelianenko training footage from Europe released

Some new training footage has been released of Fedor Emelianenko during a seminar in Europe. Although the recent buzz of Emelianenko’s return to MMA has had some mixed reactions, Bas Ruten believes “The Last Emporer” still is a legitimate threat to the UFC title. However, Chael Sonnen has gone on record and voiced his opinion...

Oct 13, 2015 1:10 pm

Werdum Teases Fedor With Hilarious Photoshop

UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum is taking shots at Fedor Emelianenko and it’s pretty hilarious. The champ has a win over the MMA legend, back in Strikeforce, and was hoping to get the chance to fight him again in the UFC. Fedor also expressed interest in fighting Werdum, which led many to assume he was...

Oct 12, 2015 5:38 am

Bas Rutten: ‘Fedor Still A Threat For UFC Title’

Fedor Emelianenko took his fans on a roller coaster ride of emotions when he announced he would be coming out of retirement earlier this year. People expected “The Last Emperor” to sign with Bellator, but the possibility of seeing him duke it out with the best in the octagon piqued diehard and casual fans’ interests...

Oct 11, 2015 1:05 pm

Sonnen on Fedor: ‘He’s Just Fighting The Easiest Guy For The Biggest Check’

Fedor Emelianenko piqued diehard fans’ interest when he announced he would be coming out of retirement for a MMA return. Rumors circulated whether or not “The Last Emperor” would be making his way to the UFC, but it seems as if the image of Fedor in an octagon just wasn’t meant to be; The Russian...

Oct 11, 2015 7:05 am

Cyborg Has A Dog Named Fedor, And This Is His Training Diary

Every single time Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino steps into an Invicta FC octagon, fans in attendance know they are about to witness something special. Whether it’s a fifteen minute mauling or a quick knockout, “Cyborg” has gained the reputation of bulldozing through her opponents. Her rivalry with Ronda Rousey has escalated to such a point that...

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...