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Mar 10, 2015 10:29 am

Fedor: MMA Is A Man’s Sport, It’s Not For Women

“He saw her fight. She has really interesting fights. Maybe a little bit of improvement to striking, but he doesn’t support women’s MMA.” “Women shouldn’t compete in UFC/MMA because this sport is for men. There are a lot of sports where women look like women – like gymnastics, water sports, maybe some athletics. “He’s telling...

Mar 4, 2015 10:30 am

Fedor: ‘Russian Fighters Have Rejected My Help’

“I can see that I could help many our guys. And more – I can see the mistakes that Cain Velasquez and Junior Dos Santos use to make. Of course Velasquez is best in our time but I see his flaws. Still I can’t understand why our fighters can’t take what I could give them....

Mar 3, 2015 10:03 am

Arlovski: ‘I still have nightmares about Fedor’

“My nightmare is fuckin’ when Emelianenko knocked my ass out in Affliction. You know it’s ridiculous. It was so far back, and four years ago it was the biggest fight of my life and you know I fought like…..I don’t know…like….I just have bad words. I just, I did what I wasn’t supposed to do...

Feb 25, 2015 3:31 pm

Fedor Breaks His Silence! White To Blame For Failed UFC Negotiations

Fedor Emelianenko is widely considered to be one of the greatest fighters of all time, and one of the few men the UFC was never able to sign. There has been much talk and speculation since ‘The Last Emperor’s’ retirement as to why he and the UFC were never able to reach an agreement, however,...

Feb 25, 2015 11:38 am

Scott Emelianenko and Fedor Coker… Together Again

Bellator MMA President Scott Coker, and former PRIDE FC kingpin Fedor Emelianenko appear to have a great business relationship. Emelianenko fought for Coker 4 times under the Strikeforce banner throughout his storied MMA career. That, on top of recent images of the pair together, including Emelianenko visiting the Spike TV headquarters in New York (See...

Feb 25, 2015 8:43 am

Fedor Emelianenko Visits Spike TV HQ

‘The Last Emperor’ Fedor Emelianenko hasn’t fought in an MMA Bout since 2012, when he defeated Pedro Rizzo under the M-1 Global banner. After the fight, Emelianenko retired from MMA, however there has been talk recently of ‘what if’. Below, you can see a picture of Emelianenko at the Spike TV headquarters in New York...

Feb 25, 2015 6:52 am

Werdum: ‘I’ll Beat Velasquez Just Like I Beat Fedor’

Recently the UFC announced that Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum would headline UFC 188 in Mexico City on June 13th. The bout will be a title unification bout, with Velasquez being the current UFC heavyweight champion, and Werdum being the interim UFC heavyweight champion after defeating Mark Hunt via KO at UFC 180. Werdum spoke...

Feb 24, 2015 2:46 pm

Joe Rogan: ‘The possibility that Fedor used steroids is high’

“Until you know for sure you can’t say you know, but I would imagine the possibility (of Fedor having used PEDs) is high. …He looked big. Go back and look at what he looked like against Fujita. He was a thick motherf*cker. He didn’t look anything like he looked when he fought “Bigfoot” Silva. So...

Jan 20, 2015 10:32 am

Fedor Makes It Clear, He Does Not Want To Fight

“He’s made it very clear he doesn’t want to fight right now. He didn’t say he never wants to fight. He just said right now.” Bellator MMA President Scott Coker informed the media following last week’s Bellator event that he was not able to come to terms with Fedor Emelianenko. Disappointed? Emelianenko last saw action...

Dec 31, 2014 3:40 pm

Scott Coker and Fedor Emelianenko Celebrate New Years In Tokyo

Bellator MMA President Scott Coker has been hoping to get Fedor back in the cage. Could this recent meeting in Tokyo be a good sign, or just a friendly visit? Happy New Year from Tokyo! #InokiBomBaYe #IGF2014 pic.twitter.com/ysxVofMm3C — Scott Coker (@ScottCoker) December 31, 2014

Dec 30, 2014 1:46 pm

PHOTO | Fedor, Wanderlei, and “Huggy Bear”

The man set on “Shutting down the heavyweight division” in 2015, Chris “Huggy Bear” Barnett, didn’t disappoint at today’s IGF’s Inoki Bom-Ba-Ye 2014 pre-fight media event in Ryogoku Kokugikan, Tokyo, Japan. As seen in the photo (Courtesy Mike Afromowitz) Barnett is in legendary company alongside Fedor Emelianenko, and Wanderlei Silva.

Dec 27, 2014 2:02 pm

First Lesnar, Now Fedor! Coker Going After Everyone

Bellator President Scott Coker is hoping to land some “big fish” in 2015. Coker has already reached out to former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar, to let him know he should weigh his options before signing on any dotted lines. Now the former Strikeforce boss has apparently set his sights on Fedor Emelianenko, to see...

Dec 25, 2014 5:01 am

Werdum: ‘I will submit Velasquez like I did Fedor’

“People will say he will not want to take me down. I’m sure he will continue fighting the same way. He won’t take me down and get right back up. He will want to punch me on the ground because that is his instinct to KO his opponents and that is when I will catch...

Nov 5, 2014 10:26 am

Replay! Fabricio Werdum Submits Fedor Emelianenko (Full Fight)

Sealing his Strikeforce debut with a KO punch, former PRIDE heavyweight champion Fedor Emelianenko aims to continue his incredible 27 fight unbeaten streak against BJJ blackbelt Fabricio Werdum who has won three straight fights in Strikeforce. Don’t miss Werdum’s upcoming fight at UFC 180 against Mark Hunt for the interim heavyweight title.

Nov 3, 2014 4:21 pm

Vadim Finkelchtein Claims UFC Never Offered Fedor A Specific Deal

Fedor Emelianenko is considered by many the greatest MMA fighter of all time. What makes that title even more incredible is that Emelianenko never fought in the UFC. It had long been rumored that Emelianenko was in contract negotiations with the UFC to fight Brock Lesnar, however a deal was never reached, leaving many MMA...

Oct 27, 2014 10:18 am

PHOTOS | Fedor Emelianenko Holds MMA Seminar

Widely believed to be one of, if not the greatest MMA fighters of all time, Fedor Emelianenko retired from MMA several years ago, but can be seen spreading his knowledge in these photos from an MMA seminar hosted recently. Images courtesy of UnderGround user ‘touch‘.

Sep 22, 2014 4:55 pm

Alexander Shlemenko: ‘I’m Just Trying To Follow In Fedor’s Footsteps’

Bellator MMA middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko has his sights set high when it comes to what he wants to accomplish in the sport of Mixed Martial Arts. Shlemenko, who is from Omsk Russia, wants to follow in the footsteps of one of the greatest fighters ever, who just happens to be Russian as well, Fedor...

Sep 22, 2014 5:02 am

The Voice Versus Fedor Complete Interview

Check out this awesome interview with Fedor Emelianenko and Michael Schiavello from AXS-TV, where Fedor spoke about everything from his time as a Pride FC champion, and on went what went wrong with the UFC.

Sep 17, 2014 3:30 pm

Fedor Shuts Down Comeback Talk: “I’m Done Fighting”

Fedor Emelianenko is widely considered to be one of, if not the greatest MMA fighter of all time. Over the course of his 12 year Mixed Martial Arts career, Fedor fought many of the world’s top fighters while under the Pride banner. Recently Bellator MMA President Scott Coker spoke about the possibility of a superfight...

Sep 16, 2014 1:12 pm

Fedor Emelianenko Not Impressed With UFC Roster

“Well, the UFC didn’t want me to fight there, so what could I do? We were unable to make a deal. They offered unacceptable conditions. Actually, when I fought in PRIDE, we had the best fighters in the world. Back then the UFC had a very serious and big crisis. They were going through some...

Sep 15, 2014 5:45 pm

Fedor Says UFC “Offered Unacceptable Conditions”

Fedor Emelianenko is considered by many MMA fans to be the GOAT (Greatest Of All Time), the only argument against the Pride FC legend is that he never fought in the UFC. As a result, he is overlooked by others while being discussed in terms of who the GOAT is. The UFC had tried to...

Sep 7, 2014 8:31 am

SPIKEFORCE! Coker Isn’t Counting Out Fedor vs. Couture Bout

“You know, that’s a fight I personally would love to see, but I just don’t know if it’s going to happen,” “Randy? He’s dancing with the stars now. I mean, he’s not going to want to go fight Fedor now that he’s hanging out with some good-lookin’ girls dancing every night. “But we’ll see him...

Aug 18, 2014 3:33 pm

Couture Open To Grappling Match Against Fedor In Metamoris

“That would be interesting and certainly given the time to prepare and get back up into good, solid grappling and wrestling shape, that would be a lot of fun and I think, you know. I’m not sure how active Fedor is at this stage, you know him being retired as well, but I’m certainly no...

Aug 2, 2014 10:55 am

Fedor Says Cain Velasquez Fight He Would Want

“Cain Velasquez. He has some technical difficulties, but he has ambition and he’s fearless. He wants to win so badly and he’s in great condition. He’s a thinking fighter.” In a recent interview (via MMA.tv) “The Last Emperor” Fedor Emelianenko stated that if he was still an active, elite-level fighter, he would be targeting a...

Jun 9, 2014 5:05 am

Fedor Offers Assistance to Bellator Champion

Retired MMA legend, Fedor Emelianenko is a proud Russian athlete. Which is precisely why it should come as no surprise that he wants to assist, Russian Bellator Champion Alexander Shlemenko close some gaps in his game. Fedor sent out the offer via The Russian Media: (Translated) “I always support Aleksandr and watch his fights. I...