Things are going from bad to worse for the embattled heavyweight.
Former PRIDE FC heavyweight attraction and youngest of the "Emperor" brothers, Aleksander Emelianenko, is in custody and facing a possible prison term of four-to-six years, after charges were levied against him that include theft and sexual assault.
"First, the court should extend Emelianenko's arrest, which ends June 30," according to the 27-year-old victim's attorney (via MMABoxing.ru). "And we will defend our position that he i more
Russian MMA heavyweight Alexander Emelianenko is facing a possible 4-6 year sentence for the rape of a 27-year-old woman several months ago. Alexander Emelianenko is once again in the headlines for disturbing charges.
The Russian heavyweight, who spent a portion of his career fighting in PRIDE and is best known as the brother of legendary heavyweight Fedor Emelianenko, is currently facing charges for the sexual assault of a 27-year-old Polina Stepanova.
The victim's lawyer intends to pursue the more
UFC middleweight Andy Enz reached a crossroads early in his MMA career when the intensity of his training intersected with the desire to be a normal 18-year-old – and also to be an exceptional one.Filed under: MMAjunkie Radio, News, UFC more
Cub Swanson puts his five-fight winning streak on the line Saturday at UFC Fight Night San Antonio against heavy-hitter Jeremy Stephens. UFC commentator Joe Rogan provides insight before the dangerous featherweights take the Octagon. more
There's a double header of UFC content again this week, although this one is spaced far more apart than the previous attempt. We'll have a show from New Zealand in the very early morning here stateside followed by a Fox Sports 1 show headlined by a featherweight clash between Cub Swanson and Jeremy Stephens. There are a few other decent fights sprinkled in between the two cards.
Glory 17 and Last Man Standing (technically speaking, two different shows) are in the books. Artem Levin looks to simp more
It looks like Dan Henderson will be heading back into middleweight waters.
The MMA legend and former Olympian has found success in a variety of weight classes throughout his storied career, with several of his greatest achievements coming at 185 pounds. Yet, "Hendo" has spent the better part of the past four years competing in the light heavyweight fold, where he climbed the divisional ladder to establish himself as one of the top 205-pound fighters on the UFC roster. Nevertheless, it has been a more
The UFC is at it again. One event wasn't enough for this weekend, as the promotion will host fight cards in San Antonio and Auckland, New Zealand on Saturday.
First, UFC Fight Night 43 will get started at 2:30 a.m. ET and will remain on UFC Fight Pass through the main event between New Zealand's own James Te Huna and Nate Marquardt. Headlined by Cub Swanson and Jeremy Stephens, UFC Fight Night 44 will commence at 7:30 p.m. ET.
While Swanson and Stephens will be looking to make their cases for a more
More fights are coming to Fight Pass online digital network and FOX Sports 1 this weekend (Sat., June 28, 2014) when UFC Fight Night 44: "Swanson vs. Stephens" mixed martial arts (MMA) event kicks off from AT&T Center, San Antonio, Texas. MMAmania.com's Patrick Stumberg kicks off our UFC Fight Night 44 fight-week coverage with a full slate of "Prelims" under card previews predictions.
Don't expect this Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) main event to see the judges.
Two of the Featherweight di more
MMAmania.com resident fighter analyst Andrew Richardson breaks down the mixed martial arts (MMA) games of UFC Fight Night 43 headliners James Te Huna and Nate Marquardt, the unexpected main event on this early Saturday morning (June 28, 2014) at the Vector Arena in Auckland, New Zealand.
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight title challenger, Nate Marquardt, looks to take on power punching New Zealander, James Te Huna, this Saturday morning (June 28, 2014) at UFC Fight Night 4 more