462 Search Results for fedor

May 12, 2012 9:35 am

VIDEO | Best Of Pride – Fedor vs. Zuluzinho | MMA NEWS

Pride Heavyweight Champion Fedor Emelianenko faced an interesting test in his fight against the massive 6’5 340lb Zuluzinho. Emelianenko quickly proved that size does not beat technique, as he dispatched Zuluzinho with a flurry of strikes that sent the big man crashing to the canvas.

May 8, 2012 2:07 pm

Frank Trigg On Drinking With Fedor | "I realize that this fool speaks English"

By Jamie McAllister Frank Trigg comments on Fedor Speaking English to Rebellion MMA Radio. “A lot of my stories are usually weird stuff from after parties that you really can’t talk about but going to Japan a lot you really learn about a lot of different people. You see Jake Shields over there all the...


Apr 23, 2012 11:01 am

Dana White: "It's Over For Fedor" | UFC NEWS

“I really don’t hate Fedor. His management made the biggest f*** up in the history of all sports. We flew down there and tried to make Brock Lesnar vs. Fedor and it was for big, big money… They f*** laughed at it and I told them, and he’ll lie if you ask him this, I...

Apr 20, 2012 9:26 am

M-1 Global Announces Fedor’s Next Opponent, But Not Without Disappointment | MMA NEWS

M-1 Global has apparently solidified Fedor Emelianenko’s opponent for his next bout on June 21st, and it is not exactly an exciting match-up. “The Last Emperor” is slated to square off against Pedro “The Rock” Rizzo in what is likely to be a lack-luster fight, with a predictable outcome. Fedor was allegedly going to face...

Mar 29, 2012 8:47 am

Fedor In The UFC? Not A Chance Says Dana White

Fedor Emelianenko recently came out and expressed his desire to fight in the UFC. Having been one of the best and most recognizable Mixed Martial Artists in the world, the Russian and his management have failed to come to terms with Dana White and his organizations many times over the past several years. So why...

Mar 7, 2012 12:19 pm

Fedor Wants In The UFC

“I can tell you the timing of my next bout right now,” said Emelianenko. “It’s going to be June or July.” Fedor further stated, “Of course, I want to compete at home, in front of my countrymen,” “But at the moment, the strongest and most respected MMA organization is situated in America. It’s the UFC....

Jan 30, 2012 11:02 am

MMA NEWS | Satoshi Ishii Receives Cerebral Edema From Fedor Fight, Future In Sport Grim

MMA Legend Fedor Emelianenko last fought at this past years DREAM Year end event against Judo gold medalist, Satoshi Ishii. He won the fight against the much less experience Ishii via knockout and it appears that Ishii may have lost his ability to ever fight in another MMA Match again. FightOpinion broke the news: [box_light]...

Dec 23, 2011 5:00 am

MMA NEWS – Ishii On Fedor: He May Be In Trouble In The Clinch

“I would not say that I have any real advantage over Fedor. The man is a legend and has faced all styles. But I am confident wherever this fight goes. Whether we stand and trade or on the ground. As far as my Judo against him, well yes I do feel my Judo will play...

Dec 2, 2011 10:25 am

MMA NEWS -Fedor Emelianenko: "I have a desire to compete in the UFC"

“I compete on international level, in MMA and Combat Sambo and I represent my country. And I think there can’t be better stimulus. It’s about titles. Of course I would like in UFC too, but to this day, all the times we had negotiations with them.. possibly they have allergy on me (laughs), and for...

Sep 15, 2011 3:27 pm

Fedor vs. Monson Booked For Nov. 20

We reported exactly one-week ago that Fedor Emelianenko was expected to return against Jeff Monson at an unknown venue on an unknown date. We now have the missing pieces to the puzzle and according to reports the bout has been signed by all parties. M-1 Global is planning an event to take place on November...

Sep 8, 2011 10:00 am

Fedor Emelianenko vs. Jeff Monson Booked For M-1 Event in Russia

According to multiple reports, “The Last Emperor”, Fedor Emelianenko has booked his next opponent in the form of one-time UFC title challenger, Jeff Monson. Our sources have indicated that while not official, verbal agreements are in place and contracts are expected to be issued shortly. It has been highly speculated that Emelianenko would reemerge on...

Jul 20, 2016 10:19 am

UFC released Mirko Cro Cop from contract, allowing him to fight at Rizin

Rizin FF has continued to keep the ball rolling since MMA icon Fedor Emelianenko made his return to MMA on New Year’s Eve. Since then, the promotion held their official ‘Rizin 1’ event back in April, and will look to build more momentum as we get closer to the end of the year. Earlier this...

Jul 16, 2016 1:34 pm

Rizin returns with 16 man tournament, Mirko Cro Cop & Wanderlei Silva to participate

Rizin FF returns September 25th in Japan with a 16-man heavyweight tournament. According to MMAFighting, the event will feature 16 heavyweight fighters, including MMA legends Mirko Cro Cop and Wanderlei Silva, with the quarterfinal round going down on December 29th, followed by the semifinal on New Year’s Eve, one year after Fedor Emelianenko made his...

Jun 28, 2016 10:39 am

UFC veteran passes away from stomach cancer

UFC veteran and alleged contract killer Amar Suloev passed away this week in his hometown of Anapa after a long battle with stage 4 stomach cancer according to BloodyElbow. Suloev, who trained alongside Fedor Emelianenko, fought professionally from 1999-2008, amassing a record of 24-7 throughout the course of a fight career that saw him fight...

Jun 24, 2016 1:16 am

VIDEO | Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson cracks up opponent Satoshi Ishii during weigh in

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson is set to fight Satoshi Ishii in the headliner of Bellator: Dynamite 2 on June 24. Fighters from the card weighed in on Thursday and “Rampage” took the spotlight of the weigh-ins as he went and faced off with Ishii (at 37:56 of the video). In typical “Rampage” fashion, the former UFC...

Jun 20, 2016 11:31 am

Brock Lesnar’s BJJ coach reveals their goal for fight with Mark Hunt

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar is set to return to the Octagon at UFC 200. The WWE superstar will face the devastating striker Mark Hunt in a heavyweight match that will surely attract a lot of viewers for the significant UFC event. Lesnar’s BJJ coach, Rodrigo “Comprido” Medeiros spoke with MMA Fighting recently on...

May 13, 2016 9:21 am

Randy Couture reacts to being left out of UFC 200 festivities

Randy Couture may be an MMA legend, and a UFC Hall of Famer, however ‘The Natural’ has been left out of the festivities for what is arguably the biggest card in UFC history on July 9th at UFC 200. Despite a storied career with the UFC that saw him become the first person to hold...

May 12, 2016 11:37 am

VIDEO | Joe Rogan gives his take on MMA’s greatest heavyweight fighter of all time

People will constantly argue and have their opinions on who the greatest and best fighters of all time are. However, not everyone is as knowledgeable and has seen as many fights as UFC color commentator Joe Rogan. Rogan gives his input on the upcoming UFC heavyweight title fight with champion Fabricio Werdum defending his belt...

May 7, 2016 9:48 am

Rizin CEO Nobuyuki Sakakibara points out major flaw in UFC’s Reebok deal

Throughout the history of MMA, several fighters have worn MMA shorts that have become iconic such as Mirko Cro Cop, Chuck Liddell, and our namesake BJ Penn to name just a few. With the UFC’s new apparel deal with Reebok, fighters now all wear uniforms, which takes away a fighters ability to be an individual...