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  • 15 days ago
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Research into the UFC Fight Pass stats after almost 9 months of service reveals which fighters the fans want to watch most. Yahoo's Kevin Iole has been given access to the UFC's internal Fight Pass statistics and has a very interesting report about what fights and fighters the fans want to see. Mostly it's what you'd expect although there are a couple of surprises. The most searched fighters list is (in order) Conor McGregor, Jon Jones, Nick Diaz, Anderson Silva, T.J. Dillashaw, Daniel Cormier, read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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The brother of MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko and PRIDE veteran Aleksander Emelianenko (23-7) according to the head of Russian MMA promotion Coliseum Fighting Championship, Oleg Raevskiy, will not... read news >>

  • 30 days ago
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Bellator middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko discusses why Fedor Emelianenko is his biggest role model and a source of motivation for him in the cage. While he managed to carve out his own path in Mixed Martial Arts, Alexander Shlemenko is not shy to admit that he, along with the majority of Russian fighters, simply hopes to live up to the likes of "The Last Emperor" Fedor Emelianenko. The Bellator middleweight champion revealed that Fedor is a ‘role model' and a perfect specimen to model read news >>

  • a month ago
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Watch the complete Michael Schiavello interview with Fedor Emeliananko that aired Friday night on AXS-TV. On Pride: "No one expected me to become a champion," said Emelianenko. "As far as what [PRIDE] wanted or didn't want, I was not paying any attention to this. This is life. Even when I didn't want something, I had to take it into account. "I'll say that later on that PRIDE wanted [Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira] to win the title and also Mirko [Filipovic] to become champion. I could feel it and see read news >>

  • a month ago
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Greatest of all time? Former PRIDE FC heavyweight champion Fedor Emelianenko sat down with Michael "The Voice" Schiavello for a special one-hour video interview last Friday night (Sept. 19, 2014) on AXS TV, discussing everything from Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), steroids in mixed martial arts (MMA), serving in the Russian military, and so much more. Have a look: Here's an except (via MMA Fighting) that talks about his legendary stare: "I always remember that I represent myself, but also read news >>

  • a month ago
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Relatively quiet since his 2012 retirement, former PRIDE heavyweight champion Fedor Emelianenko granted a rare, lengthy interview with AXS TV's Michael Schiavello. The son of an amateur boxer and a gymnast, Emelianenko began training in Sambo at age 11, but says he only started realizing his potential after serving in the Russian Army from 1995 to 1997. When he arrived in PRIDE in 2002, no one could have predicted the sort of run Emelianenko would put together. Despite an unblemished record of 1 read news >>

  • a month ago
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Former PRIDE FC champion Fedor Emelianenko has already secured his place as one of the most successful fighters in MMA history. And in a soon-to-debut installment of “The Voice Versus,” he said he has no plans to change that.Filed under: Featured, MMA Rumors, News (...) read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC heavyweight Roy Nelson doesn't think former Pride champion Fedor Emelianenko or current UFC titleholder Cain Velasquez qualifies as the best heavyweight fighter ever—but it's nothing personal, because he doesn't think anyone else does either. Speaking with FOX Sports, "Big Country" explained why the term "greatest of all time" shouldn't apply to heavyweight mixed martial artists: I don't think there's actually a greatest heavyweight. I think with every heavyweight there's a style that makes read news >>

  • a month ago
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We already know how Fedor Emelianenko feels about women, so that immediately eliminates two divisions -- bantamweight and strawweight -- in Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). As for the rest? Meh. The former PRIDE FC heavyweight champion, who was also the only man to (thankfully) wear the WAMMA title, finds a handful of current mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters "interesting," like UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez, but doesn't sound overly impressed with the remainder of the product. Fr read news >>

  • a month ago
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The never ending saga between UFC president Dana White and his white whale continues. The reasons as to why former PRIDE heavyweight champion Fedor Emelianenko never graced the Octagon depend on who you ask, but both he and White have spent years blaming the other for it never happening. Now, Emelianenko says his legacy isn't worse off by never having fought in the UFC because he faced a higher level of talent in Japan. "Well, the UFC didn't want me to fight there, so what could I do? We were un read news >>

  • a month ago
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In a preview of the forthcoming ‘Voice Versus’ interview, Fedor Emelianenko discusses his Ukrainian background as well as the ongoing conflict in the region. Fedor Emelianenko has never shied away from voicing his opinion, no matter how tendentious it may seem. The former PRIDE heavyweight champion sat down with AXS TV's Michael Schiavello to discuss a variety of topics in an hour-long interview, which included a solemn comment regarding the ongoing conflict between the Ukraine and Russia. While read news >>

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