Conor McGregor has reportedly received a lucrative offer to fight Rasul Mirzaev in the undercard of Fedor Emelianenko's heavyweight bout with Fabio Maldonado at Fight Nights Global on June 17. Bloody Elbow's Karim Zidan relayed the news...Show More Summary
Wait until Joe Rogan hears about this. Fight Nights promoter Kamil Gadzhiev does not drug test athletes prior to any of his mixed martial arts (MMA) events, so do not expect him to make any exceptions for Fedor Emelianenko or Fabio Maldonado, who collide on June 17, 2016 in St. Show More Summary
Sure, some prize fighters says it's not all about the money, but when it comes to Fedor Emelianenko, that may very well be the honest truth. Especially if Alexey Oleinik's recent comments are to be taken to heart. According to the Russian...Show More Summary
Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC In late 2015, it was announced that heavyweight legend and GOAT-contender Fedor Emelianenko planned to emerge from a short-lived retirement, and return to competition. Not surprisingly, this news sent the MMA world into a frenzy. Show More Summary
From iron curtain to "Iron Hillbilly" I think it's safe to say longtime mixed martial arts (MMA) "Emperor" Fedor Emelianenko has seen and done it all. That includes his upcoming showdown against Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight veteran Fabio Maldonado at the Rizin Fighting Federation event, scheduled for June 17, 2016, in St. Show More Summary
One of the greatest Heavyweights in mixed martial arts (MMA) history will return to the cage on June 17 in St. Petersburg, Russia under Fight Nights rule, as Fedor Emelianenko (35-4-1) will fight an undisclosed opponent (h/t Bloody Elbow). Emelianenko,...Show More Summary
Don't tease us so, Fedor. He may have passed on the opportunity to fight inside the Octagon (yet again) when he signed with Japanese promotion Rizin FF, but Fedor Emelianenko is still leaving the door slightly open for a potential run...Show More Summary
Fedor Emelianenko and the UFC have never quite been able to get on the same page. But that doesn’t mean the Russian MMA legend has given up on the idea of fighting in the octagon before he walks away from the sport for good.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos
The death of former UFC heavyweight champion and PRIDE superstar Kevin Randleman shocked many in the MMA community. Former PRIDE commentator Mauro Ranallo was one those stunned at his passing.Filed under: News
Just last year, it seemed as if revered mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter and former heavyweight champion Fedor Emelianenko would finally make his UFC debut. However, after a lengthy negotiating process -- these things have become customary...Show More Summary
Plenty of accomplished mixed martial arts have yet to grace the Octagon with their presence, headed by the great Fedor Emelianenko.
Seems like every mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter not employed by Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is pining for a shot at heavyweight legend and current Rizin headliner Fedor Emelianenko. Ya' know, eventually. Like Tito Ortiz before...Show More Summary
Fedor Emelianenko broke the hearts of fight fans around the world when he announced he had signed with Rizin FF, not Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), for his mixed martial arts (MMA) comeback. He also crushed the hopes of some fighters, too, as many prominent UFC Heavyweights were already lobbying for a bout against the Russian superstar. Show More Summary
Kevin Randleman was special. Whether knocking kickboxing legend Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic silly with a single punch or defying physics by launching the great Fedor Emelianenko airborne with one of the most incredible throws in MMA history,...Show More Summary
Alistair Overeem is staying put. Whether or not that news is good or bad may depend on what you hoped to see from "The Reem" in 2016. Some folks were angling for a showdown against Fedor Emelianenko under the Rizin banner, which ain't...Show More Summary
Several fighters can lay claim to the G.O.A.T. mantle, from Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum to Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Fedor Emelianenko.
Consider former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz among the many fighters interested in throwing down with mixed martial arts (MMA) legend Fedor Emelianenko, who returned to combat sports back on Dec. Show More Summary
Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC On New Years Eve, heavyweight great Fedor Emelianenko emerged from a three-year retirement to crush an outmatched Jaideep Singh. The Russian legend did so under the banner of Rizin Fighting Federation,Show More Summary
Rizin CEO Nobuyuki Sakakibara just entered the Wanderlei Silva sweepstakes. "The Axe Murderer" was released from his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) contract earlier this year after apologizing for a bunch of mean things he said about his former employer. Show More Summary
Fabricio Werdum has defeated mixed martial arts legend Fedor Emelianenko. He stands as Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight champion. And he’s even called out Jon Jones. What more does he need to do to get his due? “I think my credit is just not that good in America. My [FICO] score is less...