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  • 5 years ago
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There was another heavyweight champion that suffered a loss this past weekend. Lost in the midst of the Randy Couture vs. Brock Lesnar fight, Fedor Emelianenko dropped his first Combat Sambo match in eight years on Saturday night to a World Combat Sambo Champion from Bulgaria that goes by the name of Blagoi Ivanov. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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The man best-known for defeating Fedor Emelianenko in a combat sambo match is coming to Bellator Fighting Championships. Bellator officials today announced that Blagoi Ivanov has signed a multi-fight deal with the promotion and will soon fight for the first time in the U.S. "Blagoi is a great signing for us at heavyweight," Bellator chairman and CEO Bjorn Rebney stated in today's official release. "He brings an incredible sambo background to the cage and is developing his hands with so read news >>

  • 6 years ago
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The President's Cup was created only a few years ago by the Russian President Vladimir Putin, the black-belt judoka himself. It was made to promote the competition among Sambo schools from different countries as well as to work as a tool of cooperation and friendship. The idea is to figure out, which country has the strongest Sambo team. The strongest team gets the President's Cup. 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 >>

  • 5 months ago
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The MMA legend spoke to Combat Bear about his personal beliefs and child-rearing philosophy. Fedor Emelianenko retired from MMA in 2012 but he remains a figure of considerable fascination to fight fans. He spoke to Combat Bear about his personal philosophy of child-rearing: Combat Bear: Has there been some differences between the way your parents raised you and your brother Aleksander. Fedor Emelianenko: Well, of course my parents raised me, it's necessary for all parents to do. The biggest prob read news >>

  • a year ago
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Former PRIDE FC champion and Russian MMA superstar Fedor “The Last Emperor” Emelianenko (35–4-0-1 MMA) yesterday visited a hockey match in Chelyabinsk, Russia.

The whole arena went crazy when the legendary fighter stepped out. You could hear the audience screaming “Fedor, Fedor, Fedor”. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Despite years of negotiations gone wrong, the UFC was close to signing former PRIDE champion Fedor Emelianenko to fight Brock Lesnar less than a year ago before he ultimately decided to retire from fighting. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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After a four year absence, Fedor Emelianenko is in talks to return to Japan for another of his once-annual New Year’s Eve bouts. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Fedor Emelianenko discussed his win against Jeff Monson with Sherdog.com’s Tim Leidecker. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Fedor Emelianenko will pass on competing in combat samba to honor a medical suspension issued to him by the New Jersey State Athletic Control Board. NJSACB legal counsel Nick Lembo today told MMAjunkie.com that Emelianenko's camp has assured him the heavyweight won't participate in a national samba tournament to be held this weekend in St. Petersburg, Russia. Sambo is a martial art system originally developed for the Russian military and bears many similarities to MMA in its emphasis read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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For nine years, Fedor Emelianenko stayed undefeated. For more than seven years, he ruled the heavyweight division. Now, we might have seen “The Last Emperor” for the last time. read news >>

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