Check out the staredown pic between LFC headliners PRIDE FC veteran Alexander Emelianenko (21-6 MMA) and Bob Sapp (11-16-1 MMA). Sapp, during press conference, attacked Emelianenko. The video is here.
The event will also feature K-1 matches which includes: K-1 World MAX 2008 Finalist Artur Kyshenko vs. winner of numerous European, intercontinental and world titles in kickboxing Yuri Bessmertny, a rematch between K-1 Heavyweight champion (2007—2008) Badr “The Bad Boy” Hari and Belarusi read news >>
Watch Aleksander Emeleanenko vs Bob Sapp at Legend Fighting Show in Russia, Moscow.
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PRIDE FC veteran Alexander Emelianenko (21-6 MMA) preparing for his fight against Bob Sapp (11-16-1 MMA). Legend Fighting Show takes place on May 25 in Moscow, Russia.
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Bob Sapp says he can walk away from the sport of MMA now that he has "well over 10 million dollars." Bob Sapp has spent the last several years as a punching bag. Both for opponents and for fans and media members who keyed in on an easy target. Sapp was once a feared fighter, mostly due to a combination of his intimidating visage and PRIDE's ability to market crazy the right way, but also because he tried to slam Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira through the ring. Sapp would only go 2-16 in MMA from 2008 read news >>
Bellator MMA Heavyweight title holder promises to "punish" three-time Russian national Combat Sambo champion Aleksander Emelianenko for all his wrongdoings.
RusFighters manager, Alexander Zhernakov, managed somehow magically to convince Bellator MMA CEO Bjorn Rebney to allow Russian Bellator champions to fight at home.
First announced was Bellator MMA middelweight champion Alexander Shlemenko, who will meet former M-1 Global welterweight champion Yasubey Enomoto at the FIGHT NIG read news >>
It appears that the MMA retirement of Mirko Filipovic might not have stuck. "Cro Cop" reportedly will continue his return to MMA for a PRIDE rematch with Aleksander Emelianenko, Fedor's brother, in November in Russia. read news >>
During his visit to Russia for a seminar and LFC debut show, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones told Russian TV Channel Russia 2 that his idol is PRIDE FC legend Fedor Emeleanenko and that he also respects his younger brother Aleksander who today is going to fight Bob Sapp at Legend Fighting Show.
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Just three months after deciding to hang up his gloves for good, former Pride veteran Aleksander Emelianenko has done an about-face and announced that he wants to resume his 10-year professional fighting career for Russian organization ProFC. read news >>
Aleksander Emelianenko, younger brother of pound-for-pound great Fedor Emelianenko, has called it a career. read news >>
Russian heavyweight Aleksander Emelianenko announced his retirement from MMA competition on Wednesday. read news >>