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  • 14 days ago
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Former UFC champion Randy Couture revealed that he would be very interested in a grappling match-up against Fedor Emelianenko at Metamoris. Even though he retired from professional competition several years ago, Randy Couture is still interested in a match-up against Fedor Emelianenko. While both the former champions have stepped away from the sport of MMA, Couture revealed he would be very interested in a potential grappling contest against "The Last Emperor" in Metamoris. "That would be intere read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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And I'm pretty sure you won't hear any complaints from fans, either. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight titleholder Randy Couture was oh-so-close to having a 265-pound showdown against ex-PRIDE division kingpin Fedor Emelianenko, back in 2008 when "The Natural" tried to retire from UFC and move on to bigger and better things. We all know how that turned out. But that doesn't mean he has closed the door on a potential showdown against "The Last Emperor." Sure, both fighters a read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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Before there was Cain Velasquez, Fedor Emelianenko occupied the throne as the best heavyweight fighter on the planet. If he were in his prime, "The Last Emperor" would have loved for nothing more than to test himself against the reigning UFC heavyweight champ. "Cain Velasquez," Emelianenko said, per Daniel Austin of the Calgary Sun, when asked what current heavyweight he would want to fight in his prime. "He has some technical difficulties, but he has ambition and he's fearless. He wants to win read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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MMA Legend Fedor Emelianenko is not coming out of retirement but he did mention he would have wanted to face Cain Veasquez in his prime. While Fedor Emelianenko is not coming out of retirement, he was not shy to nominate UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez as the opponent he would have hypothetically liked to face if he was in his athletic prime. The MMA legend, who was in Calgary promoting Amateur MMA, suggested Velasquez simply because of his technical prowess and strategic mindset. "Cain read news >>

  • a month ago
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Here we go... When Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight titleholder Cain Velasquez defeated Brock Lesnar to win the 265-pound strap at the UFC 121 pay-per-view (PPV) way back in 2010, the newly-crowned kingpin was asked who he believed was his "ideal match up." His answer was Fedor Emelianenko. That wasn't lost on M-1 Global executives, who tried to finagle a match between the two shortly thereafter. Unfortunately for mixed martial arts (MMA) fans, UFC President Dana White wasn't hav read news >>

  • a month ago
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Chris Olech- "The Last Emperor" Fedor Emelianenko, arguably the best fighter in the history of MMA will be making a monumental trip to Canada for a week filled with seminars, autograph signings and feasts with fans. Fedor Emelianenko known for his Sambo skills, Judoka throws and devastating power hooks is revered by his fans for his sportsmanship outside of the cage and devastation inside. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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2013 saw an explosion in popularity for women's MMA. Once considered nothing more than a niche in MMA, the women's divisions have quickly become some of the most popular and exciting. Women's MMA certainly has its detractors, though, and one of them is former Strikeforce and Pride heavyweight champion Fedor Emelianenko. Emelianenko said the following, per MMA Mania: "I respect the girls who defend the country's honor at the Olympics, in wrestling, boxing. But I do not support female MMA. A woman read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Former PRIDE FC heavyweight champion Fedor Emelianenko is not a fan of women's mixed martial arts (MMA) and in a recent video interview, suggested they stick to more feminine things like keeping the house and raising kids. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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He was the greatest heavyweight of his era but he doesn't approve of a big part of MMA today -- women fighting. Fedor Emelianenko is only 37 years old but he's clearly from another era of mixed martial arts. The Russian legend racked up a lot of accomplishments in his 12-year, 39 fight career that saw him put together the most fabled unbeaten streak in the history of the sport. Fedor fought in Russia, Japan, and the United States, participating in some of the most-seen cards in the young sport's read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Former PRIDE champion Fedor Emelianenko survives one of the biggest slams in MMA history to defeat Kevin Randleman during the 2004 Pride Heavyweight Grand Prix. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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On April 24 in Voronezh, Russia considered by many experts, fighters and analysts, one of the greatest mixed martial artists of all times and now the President of the Russian MMA Union - Fedor ”The Last Emperor” Emelianenko (34-4 (1) MMA) held an MMA seminar. Check out the videos below.
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