Results for: Emelianenko in news

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And that would be another feather in the cap of "Vai Cavalo." Fabricio Werdum handed Fedor Emelianenko his first loss in over a decade back in 2010 by tapping "The Last Emperor" under the Strikeforce banner via first-round submission. In doing so, he ended one of the most impressive runs in all of mixed martial arts (MMA) and proved that despite being known as the best heavyweight fighter of all time, Emelianenko was just a mere mortal. Now, Werdum has the chance to defeat what many believe is t read news >>

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RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil -- The new UFC interim heavyweight champion, Fabricio Werdum spoke to MMAFighting.com about his hero’s reception in Porto Alegre, broke down his second round knockout victory over Mark Hunt, his anticipated bout with Cain Velasquez, how he expect to beat the undisputed champion and much more. (Editor's note: Hit the CC button on the video player to get the English translation.) read news >>

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Vote now in the Bloody Elbow Baddest Tournament to determine the Greatest MMA Striker of All Time. Today's match-up: #3 Fedor Emelianenko vs. #6 Alistair Overeem. Vote now! To the surprise of no one, K-1, Pride, Glory, and UFC veteran Mirko Cro Cop has advanced to the second round. The head kick master put a beating on Edson Barboza, taking the young fighter out by a whopping 75-5. Ouch. So who is next up for Cro Cop? Time to find out. With Cro Cop vs. Barboza, we are halfway through round 1, wh read news >>

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Russian MMA heavyweight Alexander Emelianenko reportedly got engaged this past weekend while in jail awaiting trial for sexual assault. Alexander Emelianenko is certainly not wasting any time in prison. The controversial Russian heavyweight, who spent a portion of his career fighting under the PRIDE banner, 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. That, however, has not stopp read news >>

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Re-live all of the action and shocking finish from Fabricio Werdum's fight with Fedor Emelianenko. The bout was the main event at Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Werdum from June of 2010 in San Jose, California. read news >>

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This is a pretty inspiring ad with Fedor Emelianenko, and we dare you not to get emotional. read news >>

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In part 2 of BloodyElbow’s interview with Vadim Finkelchtein, the M-1 Global head honcho discusses heavyweight great Fedor Emelianenko, the negotiation issues between the UFC and M-1, and the death of Strikeforce. M-1 Global may be one of the larger MMA promotions with events in multiple countries but for many years they were a company synonymous with a single fighter: Fedor Emelianenko. Considered to be one of the greatest heavyweights in the history of the sport, Emelianenko maintained an unde read news >>

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Since the only Russian I speak is aped from that scene in Rambo when Col. Podovsky was barking orders at Sgt. Yushin, I'm not entirely sure what all those fancy letters mean. I think they are selling shirts or something, but it's still nice to see former PRIDE heavyweight champion Fedor Emelianenko going through the motions. Heck, at just 38 years young, I'd be willing to bet "The Last Emperor" (34-4, 1 NC) still beats half of the UFC's top 10 heavyweights. Anyone disagree? read news >>

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Motivated by Pat Wyman and Tim B., Paul Gift looks back at 2009 and gives a statistical breakdown of Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Rogers round 1. Nov. 7, 2009 was a big day for Strikeforce. The promotion made its network television debut and heavyweight legend, Fedor Emelianenko, stepped into the Strikeforce cage for the very first time to face the up-and-coming Brett Rogers. Today we're taking a look back at the 1st round of their main event scrap. The motivation was this Twitter exchange between our read news >>

  • 2 months 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 >>

  • 3 months 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 >>

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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 >>

  • 3 months 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 >>

  • 3 months 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 >>

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