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Report: Fedor Emelianenko signs with the UFC

Finally, something that mixed martial arts fans have been waiting years for has reportedly happened. According to a report from Combat Press, Fedor Emelianenko has signed with the UFC. It has been rumored for some time that “The Last Emperor” would join the top promotion in the sport, and now it appears that the deal is done. The UFC, which is currently seeking an opponent for...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bellator Rule Out Signing Fedor Emelianenko For Now

When word first emerged that heavyweight star Fedor Emelianenko was coming out of retirement it appeared like it was going to be a battle between the UFC and Bellator to capture his signature, but it turns out that’s not the case. Bellator CEO Scott Coker knows Fedor well due to having previously signed him for Strikeforce, but in a new interview he claims that he’s not in a...
Via Fight Of The Night
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bellator not interested in Fedor Emelianenko for now

There has been some buzz in the mixed martial arts community since it was reported earlier this summer that all-time great Fedor Emelianenko was ready to make a comeback. Immediately, there was speculation that the heavyweight legend would be choosing between the UFC and Bellator as the stage for his return, but it appears that it may only be a one-horse face to land his services...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Fedor Emelianenko Confirms He’s In Talks With The UFC

Legendary Russian heavyweight fighter Fedor Emelianenko is closer than ever to finally fighting in the UFC’s Octagon after he confirmed he’s in talks with the promotion. “This is being negotiated, in particular with the UFC, as well as some other promotions.” Emelianenko said of a potential return to fighting, “I think it will soon be finally determined.” No doubt the...
Via Fight Of The Night
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Fedor Emelianenko says he's negotiating with the UFC currently

Fedor Emelianenko, who is considered by most as the greatest heavyweight mixed martial artist of all time, might finally land in the UFC as he makes his return to the sport. Emelienanko retired from fighting in 2012 after a career that saw him go undefeated for a stretch of 28 fights over eight years before finally suffering a loss to Fabricio Werdum in 2010. Following a hiatus from...
Via Fox Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Fabricio Werdum open to rematch with Fedor

    Fedor Emelianenko has expressed interest in returning to MMA, and Fabricio Werdum is open to giving him a rematch. Reports emerged last month saying the Last Emperor wanted to return to the sport after retiring three years ago. He said he was interested in facing Werdum who, in 2010, handed him his first loss since 2000. Emelianenko went on to lose to Big Foot Silva and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Fedor Emelianenko to return to MMA

Without a doubt Fedor Emelianenko was the most dominant force in mixed martial arts history. The Russian heavyweight amassed a 31-1 record to open his career (the one loss coming via stoppage due to a cut), boasting easy victories over the sport’s biggest names. He was feared by all, and now it looks like he will return to MMA. After retiring in 2012, it appeared Fedor would fade...
Via Rumors and Rants
July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Fedor Emelianenko Appears Headed For MMA Return, Tweets ‘#fedorisback’

In 1995, Michael Jordan announced his return to basketball by faxing two simple words – “I’m back.” Well, in today’s day and age, nothing is more official than tweeting something with a #. OK, there are more official ways of announcing something, but Fedor Emelianenko (pictured) decided to go with the a # just to prove how in-tune he is with pop culture. It appears the...
July 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Fedor Emelianenko confirms Plans To Come Out Of Retirement

One of the greatest fighters of all time, Fedor Emelianenko has unexpectedly announced plans to come out of retirement three years after he called time on his storied career. “For every athlete it is very important to be able to engage in their favorite thing: give all the best in training, performing in competitions, defending the honor of the motherland,” Fedor said in a statement...
Via Fight Of The Night
July 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Fedor Emelianenko Not a Fan of Women’s MMA

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has taken a “full steam ahead” mentality with women’s mixed martial arts. Fedor Emelianenko (pictured), the most decorated heavyweight in the game’s history, has not hopped aboard the bandwagon. Emelianenko has an old school approach when it comes to the role women should play in society – pretty much the barefoot and pregnant in the kitchen...
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

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