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Fabricio Werdum feels the same ahead of UFC 188 as when he beat Fedor Emelianenko

Fabricio Werdum has been here before. As he approaches his fight on Saturday night against UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez, odds makers have him as much as a five-to-one underdog on the betting lines against a fighter who has seemed almost unstoppable during his campaign as 'the baddest man on the planet'. There's no doubt Velasquez is a force of nature when he's in the cage...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Fedor Emelianenko: Anderson Silva testing positive 'a slap in the face to the sport'

In the annals of mixed martial arts when discussing the greatest fighters of all time the conversation usually starts and stops at two names -- Anderson Silva and Fedor Emelianenko. Silva and Emelianenko were both incredibly dominant at their craft and they ruled the roost of their respective weight classes for dozens of fights over the course of several years. Unfortunately, Silva...
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February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Tried To Buy M-1 Global; Purchase Fight Library Says Owner

The exact details of what went down at an infamous, ill-fated meeting between the UFC, M-1 Global and Fedor Emelianenko on an island in 2009 has never been fully disclosed, but the fighters manager and co-founder of the Russian fight promotion, Vadim Finkelchtein has shed new light on the matter. UFC President Dana White has always maintained that they offered the Russian heavyweight...
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February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Looking to be inspired? Watch this new Fedor commercial – NOW

Many would argue that retired mixed martial artist Fedor Emelianenko was the greatest of all-time. His 28-fight unbeaten streak included wins over the who’s who of heavyweights during his time period. Fedor was the fighter of the decade during the 200o’s – that is simply something you just cannot argue. Many are calling his recent commercial for an Orenburg gym the greatest...
Via Fight Booth
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Fedor Emelianenko stars in the best MMA commercial of all time

Is it getting a little dusty in here? This heart-tugging commercial for a Russian gym starring Fedor Emelianenko might make a tear or two drop from your eyes -- and not just because you never got to see Emelianenko in the UFC . This ad shows a young boy watching MMA with his beer-bellied dad asleep on the couch. The boy rummages through a closet to see his father's old trophies and...
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November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch Fedor Emelianenko’s Interview With Michael Schiavello

AXS TV’s Michael Schiavello was granted a rare in-depth interview with legendary heavyweight fighter Fedor Emelianenko recently and you can watch it in full below as ‘The Last Emperor’ talks about his biggest wins and losses, PRIDE, the UFC and whether he would consider coming out of retirement. —
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September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Fedor Emelianenko: 'The UFC didn't want me to fight there'

In the 10 year history of the UFC under the leadership of parent company Zuffa headed up by the Fertitta brothers and UFC president Dana White, the promotion has pursued and landed almost every prize free agent they've coveted. Whether it was buying an entire promotion and signing fighters like Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson or just doggedly going after a fighter until the deal got done...
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September 12, 2014  |  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

Hall of Violence Class of ’14: Fedor Emelianenko

At HOV-MMA we cover the sport of mixed martial arts from every aspect. That said, we have a special place for the best of the best, the most amazing athletes the sport has seen. It’s the HOV-MMA Hall of Violence. You don’t get an invite into this elusive and exclusive den of violence by knocking a guy out here and there. You have to be among the best, most vicious and endearing...
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April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Ronda Rousey: I Want to Have 57 of Fedor Emelianenko’€™s Babies (Video)

Ronda Rousey kind of has a thing for Russian MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko. Rousey, who is slated to fight Sara McMann at UFC 170 on Saturday, Feb. 22 in Las Vegas, spoke about her not-so-secretive crush on Emelianenko in a recent interview. “Do I want to have 57 of his babies? It’s true,” Rousey said. “I think he’s married, though, so I’m not allowed.” Rousey says Emelianenko...
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

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