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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...
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2 days ago  |  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

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...
June 21, 2012  |  2 Comments

Fedor Emelianenko: ‘I Think it’s Time to End My Career’

It appears June 21st will be the last call for “The Last Emperor.” Fedor Emelianenko (Pictured) believes his upcoming fight against Pedro Rizzo will signify his swan song. “My previous fight was in Moscow and my last fight will be in St. Petersburg on June 21st,” Emelianenko told Russian outlet “It will be the last fight in my career. I think it’s time to...
May 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Fedor Emelianenko's next fight could be his last

One of the most polarizing figures in MMA history may be winding down his career. A Russian news publication reports former Pride FC champion Fedor Emelianenko’s next fight may be his last as the Last Emperor is mulling over retirement. Related posts: M-1 Announces Fedor Emelianenko’s Next Fight Fedor Emelianenko Wants To Fight In The UFC Fedor Emelianenko’s Next Fight...
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May 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Fedor Emelianenko Fights June 21st in Russia

M-1 Global director of operations Evgeni Kogan has announced heavyweight Fedor Emelianenko (Pictured) will return to action on June 21st. Outside of that, minimal information was released regarding “The Last Emperor’s” comeback fight. “Breaking!!! Fedor Emelianenko fighting on June 21st, Ice Palace, St Petersburg, Russia. News on the opponent to come!” Kogan tweeted...
April 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Fedor Emelianenko wants to fight in the UFC

Just when I thought we were done with the Fedor Emelianenko to UFC story was dead, it’s back. Fedor revealed in a recent interview that he wishes to fight in the UFC this summer. Is this another tease or will MMA fans finally get what they have wanted for the last five years? Related posts: M1 Global Scrubbing The Bottom Fedor Emelianenko’s Next fight Fedor Emelianenko...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
March 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Lashley in talks to fight Fedor

In what could be his biggest MMA challenge to date, the former pro wrestler is in negotiations to take on The Last Emperor, Fedor Emelianenko.

Via The Camel Clutch Blog
January 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Fedor Emelianenko Arrives in Japan

'The Last Emperor' makes his arrival... I've always hated airports - trudging through crowded terminals, the waiting, the fighting with elderly women over my spot in line. But, Fedor Emelianenko shows himself as the role model of airport conduct. In this video, even considering the mild fanfare, we witness a calm, patient Fedor Emelianenko as he arrives at the airport...
Via Fight Jerk
December 29, 2011  |  Discuss
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