The World MMA Association (WMMAA) just fired head judge Radmir Gabdullin, citing "imprudence, inexperience, and technical inability to evaluate mixed martial arts (MMA) in the professional sector" in the wake of Fedor Emelianenko's controversial...Show More Summary
On the heels of a controversial and often bizarre event, an unofficial regulatory body has stepped into the fray to further confuse things. Filed under: Featured, News
Here's something you probably didn't see coming. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight slugger Fabio Maldonado actually won his appeal with World MMA Association (WMMAA) following a controversial loss to Fedor Emelianenko at Eurasia Fight Nights (EFN) 50 last month in St. Show More Summary
Gegard Mousasi, the indie darling. The successor to Fedor Emelianenko. The former Strikeforce champion. The longtime toast of the Japanese scene has largely struggled in the UFC to this point. There have been wins, of course, including demolitions of Dan Henderson and Mark Munoz. Show More Summary
Good news for Fabio Maldonado and his fans in the wake of the Brazilian's controversial decision loss to Fedor Emelianenko last month in St. Petersburg, Russia (replay). Despite having his appeal shot down immediately following the fight,...Show More Summary
Quinton “Rampage” Jackson shares a common opponent with his former PRIDE stablemate, Fedor Emeliananko. What was Jackson’s takeaway from Emelianenko’s comeback at EFN 50? They sure didn’t approach Fabio Maldonado the same way.Filed (...)
Fedor Emelianenko walked away from the enchantingly bizarre EFN 50 event with a win on Friday. He also reminded us that he’s no longer the great fighter he once was. But in today’s UFC, is that enough reason to keep him out?Filed under: News, UFC
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White is still interested in signing former PRIDE FC heavyweight champion and longtime white whale Fedor Emelianenko. That might come as a surprise when you consider how mightily "The...Show More Summary
Dana White believes the ref in Fedor Emelianenko’s win over Fabio Maldonado this past week would have let the Russian die before stopping the fight in a brutal first round battering from the Brazilian. Filed under: News
Even if Fedor Emelianenko spends his last few fights competing in relative obscurity, we can at least appreciate that it brought us Eurasia Fight Nights 50, perhaps the most ridiculous and amusing spectacle in the history of the sport. Nobuhiko Takada in a thong had nothing on this.
Aging badly or not, it’s must-see TV when Fedor Emelianenko appears in the cage (or ring)—even if it’s against a 2-2 Indian-born kickboxer named Jaideep Singh. Fedor dispatched of Singh with consummate ease at Rizin FF’s inaugural New...Show More Summary
Say this for Fedor Emelianenko: he's resilient to a superhuman degree. He rarely showed it during his height as the Pride heavyweight champion—save for a few scary moments—simply because it wasn’t necessary. He already had sledgehammer hands, an arsenal of submissions, and a preternatural ability to avoid and inflict pain. Show More Summary
Not only did former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight slugger Fabio Maldonado have to beat Fedor Emelianenko in the main event of EFN 50, which took place last weekend in St. Petersburg, Russia, he also had to overcome...Show More Summary
The man who is widely considered one of the greatest -- if not the greatest -- mixed martial artists in the history of the sport was inching closer to finally making his Ultimate Fighting Championship debut.
It wasn't the greatest of performances for mixed martial arts (MMA) legend Fedor Emelianenko, who was making his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Fight Pass debut under the Global Fight Nights banner, but "The Last Emperor" did enough to escape EFN 50 Friday night (June 17, 2016) in St. Show More Summary
For five minutes, Fabio Maldonado appeared on his way to a victory over a legend. Ten minutes later, it seemed like he could at least settle for a draw. Then somehow, it all slipped away.Filed under: Featured, News
Last night (Sat., June 17, 2016) offered some greats fights under the World Series of Fighting umbrella. On a day that featured Fedor Emelianenko's return to action opposite Fabio Maldonado, WSOF needed to produce. With a well-packed...Show More Summary
One of the greatest mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters ever entered the cage for just the second time in four years earlier this evening (Fri., June 17, 2016) at Eurasia Fight Nights 50 in St. Petersburg, Russia. Fortunately for the legendary...Show More Summary
Fedor Emelianenko entered the cage amid rumors the heavyweight Russian legend was finally on the verge of signing a deal to bring his skills to the UFC. Fabio Maldonado, a UFC veteran himself, had other ideas.Filed under: Featured, ...
Heavyweight legend Fedor Emelianenko returned to action today at EFN 50 in Russia, winning a controversial majority decision over UFC veteran Fabio Maldonado.Filed under: News