The legendary MMA fighter and now president of Russian MMA Union, Fedor “The Last Emperor” Emelianenko (35–4-0-1 MMA) participated, during his stay in the city of Orenburg, at a press conference in conjunction with the opening of a new sports complex where he gave this interview; 

“You have to study everything especially grappling, sambo or BJJ and boxing. By practicing these martial arts a man can achieve big results. I came from sambo to judo and understood that I have to develop myself even more,” the former Pride FC champion said.

You often travel to cities, open federation, gyms, watch how guys compete, but doing this don’t you feel the desire to return to the ring? Don’t you miss your past?

“I finished my career. With regard to competitive activities, already today there are skillful guys who represent our country. As for me, I continue to train every day. I do not compete, but spar regularly,” ended The Last Emperor.

You might also want to check out the pictures of Fedor’s recent MMA seminar.

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

Fedor Emelianenko begins training camp for return fight

  • 18 days ago
  • 652 views

Russian heavyweight legend Fedor Emelianenko has returned to training for his upcoming fight. Although it remains unclear what promotion Fedor Emelianenko will fight for over the coming months, that read news >>

Nevada Culinary Workers Union attacks UFC for paying women less than men, calls for equality

  • 20 days ago
  • 8 views

UFC superstar Ronda Rousey recently cracked Forbes' 'World's Highest-Paid Female Athletes 2015' Top 10 list, but that hasn't stopped some critics from calling out the "disparity" between male and fem read news >>

Culinary Union 226 says UFC women earn 41-61% of their male peers, is it true?

  • 20 days ago
  • 19 views

The Culinary Union has come out firing with UFC wage inequality for women in its sights. Do female UFC fighters really earn 41-61% to that of their male peers? Paul Gift looks to the official payshee read news >>

Video: Is Anderson Silva's legacy forever tarnished? Fedor Emelianenko in UFC?

  • 20 days ago
  • 617 views

The latest chapter of Anderson Silva’s fall from grace was sad and sometimes bizarre, but will it forever tarnish the legacy of one of MMA’s most prominent names?Filed under: Featured Videos, News, U read news >>

Fedor Emelianenko makes disabled Russian girl's dream come true

  • 24 days ago
  • 61 views

A young Russian girl recounts her emotional experience with Fedor Emelianenko. Amidst all the talk of heavyweight legend Fedor Emelianenko making a return to MMA, with speculation rife as to which or read news >>

Why Isn't There A Union In MMA?

  • 24 days ago
  • 1 views

Are fighters getting the short end of the stick in MMA? Is the answer a union? John S. Nash discusses what options are available to fighters with a pair of experts. Fighter pay, or the lack thereof, read news >>

Trading Shots: Is it time again to debate the merits of a fighters union?

  • 26 days ago
  • 4 views

In this week’s Trading Shots, retired UFC and WEC fighter Danny Downes joins MMAjunkie columnist Ben Fowlkes for a look at the latest effort to unionize UFC fighters, as well as the UFC’s response.Fi read news >>

Fabricio Werdum not sure Fedor Emelianenko deserves title shot in first UFC fight, but is open to rematch

  • 26 days ago
  • 54 views

RIO DE JANEIRO -- Will Fedor Emelianenko sign with the UFC? If he does, heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum would gladly welcome him to the Octagon. Fresh off a submission win over Cain Velasquez in read news >>

Don't look now, but Fedor Emelianenko says he's in talks with the UFC

  • 28 days ago
  • 114 views

Less than a month after announcing his return to training for MMA, Fedor Emelianenko says he’s ready to fight the world’s best competition.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

Fedor Emelianenko not impressed with Ronda Rousey's striking: 'She misses a lot of punches'

  • 28 days ago
  • 57 views

Ronda Rousey says she's her own worst critic. Even with a 34-second, technical knockout victory of her outspoken UFC 190 opponent Bethe Correia (highlights here), she was still able to find fault in read news >>