Found June 22, 2012 on Bob's Blitz :
St. Petersburg, Russia -- M-1 Global: Fedor vs. Rizzo. Fedor Emelianenko KO's Pedro Rizzo, who hadn't fought in almost 2 years, retires. Meh. Why not click the Google +1 & the retweet buttons? ...

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Fedor Emelianenko Announces Retirement From MMA

According to multiple Russian outlets, the most decorated heavyweight in mixed martial arts history has called it a career. After putting Pedro Rizzo to sleep in merely 84 seconds on Thursday, Fedor Emelianenko (Pictures) announced his retirement from the sport. “I think it is time I quit,” Emelianenko said (per Ria Novosti). “My family influenced my decision. My daughters...

Fedor Emelianenko Knocks Out Pedro Rizzo in 1stRound

Lost in the madness of the UFC’s back-to-back shows sandwiching “Bellator 71″ this weekend was the fact MMA’s most decorated heavyweight fought Pedro Rizzo in Russia on Thursday. It took Fedor Emelianenko all of 84 seconds to put the 37-year-old to sleep in their shootout. “The Last Emperor” rocked Rizzo with his patented right hand and pounced on his dazed and confused...

Video: Will this be the final KO of Fedor's career?

What do you guys think? Is Fedor bluffing on his retirement? Will he be back? Maybe Couture will come out of retirement himself and entice him? If not, saying he had one hell of a career would be a gross understatement. In my book he'll go down and the most complete and entertaining Heavyweight mixed martial artist of all time. This full fight video of today's Fedor vs...

Fedor Emelianenko reportedly announces retirement after TKO win

Fedor Emelianenko beat Pedro Rizzo by first-round TKO in 84 seconds on Thursday in Russia, and then immediately announced his retirement in front of a cheering crowd. “I think it is time I quit,” Emelianenko said, according to Russian site Ria Novosti. “My family influenced my decision. My daughters are growing without me, that’s why it’s time to leave.” Emelianenko...

Fedor Emelianenko retires after demolishing Pedro Rizzo at “M-1 Global: Fedor vs. Rizzo”

Fedor Emelianenko, the greatest heavyweight in the history of MMA, has decided to retire. After knocking out Pedro Rizzo in just 84 seconds at “M-1 Global: Fedor vs. Rizzo”, Ron Kruck from HDNet confirmed that the Russian legend would indeed be retiring. Emelianenko was quoted saying, “My family influenced my decision. My daughters are growing without me, and that’s why...

Video: Fedor Emelianenko vs. Pedro Rizzo full fight

The great Russian fighter Fedor Emelianenko knocked out Pedro Rizzo today in the first round. Here is the full video of the fight.

Fedor Emelianenko stops Pedro Rizzo in round 1

Fedor Emelianenko is red hot! Emelianenko is in the midst of putting together his best winning streak in years. The latest victim to fall to the Last Emperor is former UFC fighter Pedro Rizzo courtesy of a monster right hand. Related posts: M-1 Announces Fedor Emelianenko’s Next Fight Fedor Emelianenko’s Next Fight Could Be His Last Fedor Emelianenko Wants To Fight In The UFC

Fedor Emelianenko retires from MMA

The most polarizing heavyweight in MMA history has called it quits. Fedor Emelianenko officially announced his retirement from MMA on Thursday after earning his 34th win. Related posts: A Randy Couture, Dana White, and Fedor Emelianenko MMA Dance Off – Video Fedor Emelianenko Says UFC Deal Unlikely Fedor Emelianenko Headlines EA Sports MMA Game

Fedor's quiet retirement cements legendary MMA status

"This is the way the world ends . . . Not with a bang, but a whimper." -- T.S. Eliot Far away from the spotlight of MMA's highest stage, Fedor Emelianenko walked away from the sport he once dominated on Thursday with a resounding victory over a former champion in Russia. Pedro Rizzo may not have been the highest profile opponent available, as he was years removed from...
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