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‘Rizin Fighting Federation 1: Day 2’ Results

“Rizin Fighting Federation 1” took place Thursday night in Japan. Fedor Emelianenko fighting on New Year’s Eve in “The Land of the Rising Sun”? It was just like old times. Emelianenko easily disposed of carefully hand-picked opponent, Jaideep Singh, in the first round. Muhammad “King Mo” Lawal couldn’t have capped 2015 off any better. He ran through Rizin’s Heavyweight...
December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Fedor Emelianenko Drops Ball In MMA Return

When Fedor Emelianenko announced in July that he was returning to MMA following a three year retirement, fans thought that after years of spurning the UFC, Emelianenko would finally test his skills on the game’s biggest stage. I mean, why else would the 38-year-old return to a sport that passed him by years ago? Then, Emelianenko revealed in September he would reunite with former...
December 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Fedor Emelianenko on UFC: I’m not ready to sign an enslaving contract

Fedor Emelianenko had been in talks with the UFC about joining the largest MMA promotion in the world for several years, but he never signed. Before the news broke that he would be signing with Rizin Fighting Federation, there were rumblings that he was in talks with the UFC. Those talks were actual true, according to Emelianenko. Emelianenko stated in a recent interview with Championat...
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December 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Fedor Emelianenko Still Fighting JaiDeep Singh At Rizin FC 1 After All

Remember when it was rumored that Fedor Emelianenko was going to be fighting JaiDeep Singh at Rizin FC 1 and everyone was like, “Huh?”, “Who?” and “Why?”, which then led the promotion stop short of making the fight official and instead going back on the hunt for a suitable opponent? Well, several months later, after […]
Via Fight Of The Night
December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Fedor Emelianenko vs. Jaideep Singh booked for Rizin’s December 31st event

The newly formed Rizin Fighting Federation announced at a Friday press conference that Fedor Emelianenko will meet Jaideep Singh at their New Year’s Eve show.’s Ariel Helwani was first to report the opponent three months ago. The event will take place on Dec. 31 at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan and will air on Spike TV in the morning. Former Pride...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Fedor Emelianenko’s opponent to be revealed next week

MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko was a guest commentator at the recent Super MMA Cup of Russia event. During the broadcast, he revealed that he is almost finished with his training camp and is preparing for a very specific opponent. Emelianenko is scheduled to fight for the former Pride President Nobuyuki Sakakibara in his new MMA promotion (Rizin Fighting Federation) on December 31st...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Fedor Emelianenko to make $2.5 million for next fight

Fedor Emelianenko is widely regarded as one of the best heavyweight fighters in mixed martial arts history. So, when he announced he would be returning to the sport after a brief retirement, everyone was excited and hoping he would do so on one of the biggest stages. Unfortunately, Fedor’s return will come on a New Year’s Eve card in Japan. Fedor’s opponent has yet to be announced...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Fedor Emelianenko Emerges Buffer Than Ever (Pic)

Hello, MMA fans. Please allow me to introduce Fedor Emelianenko 2.0. This revamped version of “The Last Emperor” possesses the same stoic facial expression, but the pudgy fighter you once knew has replaced his physique with that of a body builder.OK, so it’s not as exciting as last week’s iPhone 6s unveiling, but when MMA’s most decorated heavyweight champion wants to come...
September 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

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

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