Rizin News

Jan 25, 2016 11:28 am

Is a Fedor Emelianenko versus Tito Ortiz fight going to happen?

An intriguing matchup has been buzzing amongst the MMA community of a potential fight between Fedor Emelianenko and Tito Ortiz. While other rumors have been circulating of Fedor potentially fighting King Mo, Wanderlei Silva, and even Brock Lesnar, no word on an official fight has been released. Russian website World of MMA reported the following (translated...

Jan 22, 2016 11:48 am

Exclusive Video | Tito Ortiz says King Mo is too ghetto for him

[ooyala code=”R5ZzQ4MDE6NH2U_tUDL_xSOt_Lldg5u9″ player_id=”631143aa3982447caf394a185941cb69″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] When Fedor Emelianenko made his triumphant return to MMA on New Year’s Eve at Rizin FF, the MMA world went wild with possibilities as to who Fedor could fight next. It was announced that Emelianenko would be looking to take another fight in April, likely under the Rizin...

Jan 21, 2016 11:30 am

Rizin hoping to book Wanderlei or Lesnar to fight Fedor

Following the triumphant return of Fedor Emelianenko on New Year’s Eve it was announced that ‘The Last Emperor’ would be looking to fight again under the Rizin banner sometime around April. Immediately there were speculations as to who Emelianenko would fight, however since the announcement we’ve heard no further details regarding the fight. Rizin VP...

Jan 19, 2016 2:21 pm

Randy Couture explains decision to turn down Emelianenko fight

Heading into Fedor Emelianenko’s MMA return on New Year’s Eve at Rizin FF there was much speculation as to who Fedor Emelianenko’s opponent would be.. Ultimately, Emelianenko fought and defeated Jaideep Singh, in the very first round of their main event scrap. Following the bout it was revealed that WSOF President and kickboxing legend Ray...

Jan 14, 2016 9:29 am

Fedor Emelianenko vs. King Mo?

King Mo is fresh off of his heavyweight tournament win at Rizin FF several weeks ago, King Mo is looking for a rather quick turnaround in the coming months. Given the triumphant return of Fedor Emelianenko at Rizin on New Year’s Eve it shouldn’t come as a shock that King Mo is hoping for a...

Jan 5, 2016 3:22 pm

Ray Sefo says he turned down fight with Fedor

For quite some time leading up to Fedor Emelianenko’s MMA return on New Year’s Eve there was speculation as to who ‘The Last Emperor’ would be fighting. While he ultimately ended up fighting and defeating Jaideep Singh, the first man who was named as Emelianenko’s opponent, apparently the fight was offered to retired kickboxing legend...

Jan 5, 2016 12:21 pm

Rizin Interested in Headlining Fedor Emelianenko in Russia: Replay Video – full fight

After a three year hiatus from MMA,  Fedor Emelianenko came back to competition with Rizin against Jaideep Singh.  A mauling of Singh in the first round proved too much as the “The Last Emperor” devastated his opponent with unanswered shots. CEO Nobuyuki Sakakibara already has plans for the next Rizin show, but confirmed that the...

Jan 5, 2016 6:45 am

‘King Mo’ Calls out Fedor “The Last Emperor” Emelianecko

That didn’t take long for a call-out after Fedor Emelianecko disposed of his opponent at Rizen Fighting Federation 2 by TKO in the first. Singh Jaideep went to sleep after a series of unanswered shots that were brutally delivered until the ref saw enough. “King Mo” Lawler with American Top Team (19-4 MMA) tried to...