498 Search Results for fedor

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...

Sep 22, 2015 4:56 am

‘King Mo’: ‘I’ll Fight Fedor In Japan’

Bellator’s ‘King Mo’ Lawal was scheduled to fight in the ‘Dynamite’ light heavyweight tournament final this past Saturday, against Phil Davis. That didn’t happen. Mo won his first fight, defeating Linton Vassell, to advance to the final where he would fight for the chance to be the next title challenger. Unfortunately during that first fight...

Sep 22, 2015 12:52 am

Fedor Emelianenko And Cain Velasquez Meet Face-To-Face –– Who Wins In A Fight?

Well, we were all duped. It seemed like the general consensus was that Fedor Emelianenko might actually be signing with the UFC this time around and we’d get to see some of these super fights the MMA community has been talking about forever. However, that is not the case. Announced during Bellator’s ‘Dynamite’ event, Fedor...

Sep 20, 2015 7:57 pm

Scott Coker: ‘Fedor Emelianenko could fight for 5 more years’

Fedor Emelianenko broke social media when he announced he would be returning to action, not with the UFC or Bellator, but with a brand new Japanese based promotion. The announcement was made at “DYNAMITE” on Saturday and “The Last Emperor” has a two fight deal with the new company. His first bout will take place...

Sep 20, 2015 5:30 pm

Everything there is to know about Fedor Emelianenko’s return to MMA

Fedor Emelianenko dropped a bombshell on the mixed martial arts community at “DYNAMITE” on Saturday evening when it was announced he would NOT be fighting for either Bellator or the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Instead, “The Last Emperor” will be squaring off in the main-event of brand new Japan based MMA promotion! The card is set...

Sep 20, 2015 7:35 am

UFC and Bellator fighters react to the return of Fedor Emelianenko

Diehard fans of mixed martial arts who have been dreaming of watching Fedor Emelianenko throw down in the octagon let out a collective groan when it was announced he would be fighting in a new Japan-based promotion on New Years Eve. On the bright side, “The Last Emperor” will be returning to the “Land of...

Sep 20, 2015 1:41 am

STATS! Get hyped for Fedor Emelianenko’s return

Fedor Emelianenko will not be fighting in the octagon nor will he be duking it out in the Bellator cage; “The Last Emperor” announced his signing with a new Japanese based promotion on Saturday night during “DYNAMITE”. The Japanese promotion has yet to be named but is run by one of the men behind the...

Sep 19, 2015 9:12 pm

Fedor Set To Headline New Years Eve Japan Card On Spike TV

Just announced on the Bellator ‘Dynamite’ broadcast, Fedor Emelianenko will return and headline a new years eve event held in Japan. It is not a Bellator event, it’s the new promotion run by the former PRIDE boss and might feature some Bellator fighters on the card. The former boss of PRIDE entered the Bellator cage...

Sep 19, 2015 6:07 am

Fedor Covers All The Hot Topics –– Talks Rousey, Mayweather And Favorite Fighter

Fedor Emelianenko, the man, the myth, the legend, was in attendance at Bellator MMA’s ‘Dynamite’ media day. ‘The Last Emperor’ was there as a guest and a part of the Fan Fest, along with other legends like Randy Couture, Royce Gracie, Frank Shamrock and Sakuraba. Fedor talked to the media, including BJPENN.COM’s Layzie The Savage,...

Sep 19, 2015 5:29 am

Couture’s ‘Happily Retired’ But Still Interested In Fedor’s Return

Former two division UFC champion Randy ‘The Natural’ Couture has been out of the game for over four years now and it doesn’t seem like he’s eager to make a comeback anytime soon, or ever for that matter. The MMA legend’s name of course started coming up when Fedor Emelianenko announced that he would be...

Sep 19, 2015 4:00 am

Dana White Responds To Sonnen’s Fedor vs. Anderson Silva Claim

Former UFC fighter Chael Sonnen sometimes says things that seem to good to be true. For example, on a recent episode of his podcast, while talking to heavyweight Frank Mir, Sonnen claimed that the UFC were currently working on putting together a fight between Anderson Silva and Fedor Emelianenko. Well according to UFC president Dana...

Sep 16, 2015 11:52 am

Chael Sonnen Leaks Insider Info –– Claims Fedor vs. Anderson Silva In The Works

Chael Sonnen is known to pass along plenty of info, some of which he probably isn’t supposed to. In the latest episode of Sonnen’s ‘You’re Welcome’ podcast, the former UFC fighter talked to Frank Mir. The topic of fighters returning after retiring came up and that’s when Sonnen dropped some pretty crazy news. He told...

Sep 15, 2015 12:25 am

Pic of The Day! Shredded Gabi Garcia Towers Over Fedor

Probably known by a lot of MMA fans as the Jiu-Jitsu coach on TUF Brazil, with Wanderlei Silva, Gabi Garcia is now slimmed down and shredded. But, she still towers over heavyweight legend Fedor Emelianenko in this latest picture. Garcia posted the picture on her Instagram account, showing her standing with Fedor and his wife....

Sep 14, 2015 11:39 am

Chael Sonnen puts ‘terrible’ Fedor Emelianenko on blast

Chael Sonnen is never one to hold back his thoughts on any topic, and he just unleashed a can of audio whoop-a** on PRIDE legend Fedor Emelianenko. Emelianenko recently announced he will be returning to the ring earlier this year and is rumored to announce where he will be fighting next. Fans are clamoring for...

Sep 14, 2015 9:02 am

Fedor Emelianenko is looking JACKED — New Image Surfaces

Even though he hasn’t stepped foot in a ring since June 2012, Fedor Emelianenko still remains to be one of the most popular fighters in the world today. The legend cemented his legacy as one of the best heavyweights in the sport when he dominated the competition in PRIDE Fighting Championship before making his transition...