The UFC failed in its attempt to court coveted legend of the sport and former pound-for-pound king Fedor Emelianenko. But in other cases, like that of unbeaten former Bellator MMA welterweight champ Ben Askren, company president Dana...Show More Summary
When he's not busy telling Dana White how to run UFC, Mirko Filipovic is telling Fedor Emelianenko what he can and can't say. "Fedor commented on me and today I read a comment from his eminent brother. It's little to say that I truly respected and liked them both since the time when we fought together in Japan, but that respect is now gone. Show More Summary
In light of the promotion for UFC 166’s main event between Cain Velasquez and Junior dos Santos, it is perhaps unsurprising that the most prominent talking point to emerge from last night’s chaos concerns the UFC heavyweight champion’s...Show More Summary
It's been a good year for Russian MMA. Russia has always been one of the more underrated martial arts nations, with the notable exception of the great Last Emperor Fedor Emelianenko, but all of a sudden there are a lot of guys to beShow More Summary
There are ordinary men, there are extraordinary men, and then there are Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Heavyweight monsters. Since the fall of the great Fedor Emelianenko, UFC has been the only mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion to provide the best of what the sport has to offer north of Light Heavyweight (205 pounds). Show More Summary
Former Pride heavyweight champion Fedor Emelianenko is considered one of, if not the best, fighters to ever step foot inside the cage. However, detractors argue that the legacy of "The Last Emperor" is tarnished since he never competed...Show More Summary
Who better to weigh in on the heavyweight title picture than one of the all-time greats at 265-pounds? Hear from Fedor on "Velasquez vs. Dos Santos 3" at UFC 166, Dana White not signing him to a ZUFFA deal and much, much more.
Gegard Mousasi used to be such a mild-mannered and quiet young man. Back when hardcore mixed martial arts fans first began to take real notice of Mousasi, he was quietly fighting in PRIDE, sparring with Fedor Emelianenko and fighting...Show More Summary
Wherever Vitaly Minakov goes, the whispers begin. "He's the 'Next Emperer.' He will take up the Russian heavyweight reigns left behind by Fedor Emelianenko." While, Minakov and Emelianenko do have plenty in common, he does not want to...Show More Summary
Many can lay claim to being the greatest of all time, but in Jose Aldo’s eyes, there has never been a more impressive or dominant fighter in MMA history than former Pride heavyweight champ Fedor Emelianenko. During an appearance on Brazil...Show More Summary
He also ranks Chuck Liddell ahead of Anderson Silva, so consider that in your argument.
In the history of modern mixed martial arts (MMA), there have really been only two champions who have achieved Seemingly Unbeatable (SU) status: Anderson Silva and Fedor Emelianenko. And fittingly, the parallels between the initial upsets...Show More Summary
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White has accomplished more than many people could dream of during his time as the UFC boss; however, he will always regret never signing the one fighter that alluded him. For years,...Show More Summary
Anderson Silva is the greatest mixed martial arts fighter of all-time. He's surpassed not only his peers like Georges St-Pierre and Jon Jones, but also the classics of yesteryear. Fedor Emelianenko has a case. So does Royce Gracie. But neither can match Silva. Show More Summary
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Women's Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey burst onto the mixed martial arts (MMA) scene in 2011, submitting Ediane Gomes at King of the Cage (KOTC) via armbar in the very first round. Six mirror-image...Show More Summary
Wanna see Jon Jones smile like a kid in a candy store? Have him mingle with one of the greatest heavyweight MMA fighters of all time.
One of the UFC’s most noticeable faces nowadays is cutman Jacob “Stitch” Duran. Not only did Bleacher Report get a chance to sit down with Stitch, but we got him to tell us some funny and awesome stories from his time with fighters.Show More Summary
"I won against two idols, Fedor and ‘Minotauro,' the fist was obviously very special. I really practiced a lot, I was sure I was going to win. I think luck was also very important in the fight, I was able to beat him [Fedor] in 69 seconds...Show More Summary
He's 37 years old, has been competing in mixed martial arts (MMA) for nearly 15 years and has 43 fights against many of yesterday's legends such as Mirko Filipovic, Fedor Emelianenko and Randy Couture to go along with tough battles versus...Show More Summary
By the time 2010 rolled around, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White had conquered the world of mixed martial arts (MMA). White, wielding the financial power of Frank and Lorenzo Fertitta, was able to lay claim to...Show More Summary