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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 >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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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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Legendary heavyweight fighter Fedor Emelianenko said in a recent interview with AXS TV that he has not regrets about not fighting in the UFC before he retired. read news >>

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From Yahoo Sports: The notoriously private Russian opens up more than in the past in an upcoming interview on an AXS TV series. read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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Bellator CEO Scott Coker suggested following Bellator 123 that a match-up between Fedor Emelianenko and former UFC heavyweight champion Randy Couture is not out of the realm of possibility. It appears no one is willing to let Fedor Emelianenko's retire in peace. Bellator CEO Scott Coker hinted to members of the media following the Bellator 123 fight card on Friday that a match-up between Randy Couture and MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko is something he may be interested in. "All I can say is that w read news >>

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Bellator's newly minted president, Scott Coker, is looking to arrange one of the biggest matchups in MMA history. Speaking with the press after Friday's Bellator 123 in Connecticut, Coker dropped a bombshell when asked about the likelihood of a potential matchup between Randy Couture and Fedor Emelianenko happening under the Bellator banner. His response, which was captured by MMAJunkie.com's Dann Stupp and Christian Stein, portrayed a shred of optimism that usually doesn't pop up in talks surro read news >>

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It’s the fight that never happened – the potential matchup that prompted photo shoots and video-game covers and posters and countless what-if columns. But could Randy Couture vs. Fedor Emelianenko actually still be a real possibility?Filed under: (...) read news >>

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UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture has no intention to put the gloves back on at 51 years old, but high-profile grappling matches are still a legitimate possibility. Speaking on Sunday's edition of Submission Radio, "The Natural" said he'd be interested in competing on a Metamoris card against none other than former Pride FC star Fedor Emelianenko. That would be interesting, and certainly given the time to prepare and get back up into good, solid grappling and wrestling shape, that would be a lot o read news >>

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