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As old obstacles fall away, there is a 'big chance' Fedor Emelianenko could sign with UFC

Former Pride FC champion Fedor Emelianenko spent years atop pound-for-pound rankings - an especially impressive and rare feat for heavyweights. Unfortunately, most Western MMA fans never got to see Fedor fight because he never made the transition to the UFC after the American promotion purchased Pride, like many other fighters from the Japanese organization. The Russian fighter...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank Mir would 'absolutely' like to fight Fedor Emelianenko

When Frank Mir's left hook connected flush with Todd Duffee's jaw on Wednesday night, the future UFC Hall of Famer added yet another name to his already impressive career resume. Mir has been fighting in the UFC since 2001 and he's faced nothing less than a legendary list of athletes throughout his career. Included among the fighters who Mir has beaten are some of the iconic names...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Fedor Emelianenko to return to MMA

Without a doubt Fedor Emelianenko was the most dominant force in mixed martial arts history. The Russian heavyweight amassed a 31-1 record to open his career (the one loss coming via stoppage due to a cut), boasting easy victories over the sport’s biggest names. He was feared by all, and now it looks like he will return to MMA. After retiring in 2012, it appeared Fedor would fade...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Fedor Emelianenko Appears Headed For MMA Return, Tweets ‘#fedorisback’

In 1995, Michael Jordan announced his return to basketball by faxing two simple words – “I’m back.” Well, in today’s day and age, nothing is more official than tweeting something with a #. OK, there are more official ways of announcing something, but Fedor Emelianenko (pictured) decided to go with the a # just to prove how in-tune he is with pop culture. It appears the...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Fedor Emelianenko confirms Plans To Come Out Of Retirement

One of the greatest fighters of all time, Fedor Emelianenko has unexpectedly announced plans to come out of retirement three years after he called time on his storied career. “For every athlete it is very important to be able to engage in their favorite thing: give all the best in training, performing in competitions, defending the honor of the motherland,” Fedor said in a statement...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Fedor: “I feel that it is time to return to the ring”

It’s been 3 years since MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko (34-4) hung up his gloves following, ending arguably the most storied career of any heavyweight the sport had ever seen. A KO of Pedro Rizzo in his mother country of Russia seemed to be the perfect storybook ending for the stoic Emelianenko. Earlier today, a report from UnionMMA announced that Fedor is now ready to make a comeback...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Looking to be inspired? Watch this new Fedor commercial – NOW

Many would argue that retired mixed martial artist Fedor Emelianenko was the greatest of all-time. His 28-fight unbeaten streak included wins over the who’s who of heavyweights during his time period. Fedor was the fighter of the decade during the 200o’s – that is simply something you just cannot argue. Many are calling his recent commercial for an Orenburg gym the greatest...
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November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Fedor Emelianenko stars in the best MMA commercial of all time

Is it getting a little dusty in here? This heart-tugging commercial for a Russian gym starring Fedor Emelianenko might make a tear or two drop from your eyes -- and not just because you never got to see Emelianenko in the UFC . This ad shows a young boy watching MMA with his beer-bellied dad asleep on the couch. The boy rummages through a closet to see his father's old trophies and...
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November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Fedor Emelianenko Not a Fan of Women’s MMA

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has taken a “full steam ahead” mentality with women’s mixed martial arts. Fedor Emelianenko (pictured), the most decorated heavyweight in the game’s history, has not hopped aboard the bandwagon. Emelianenko has an old school approach when it comes to the role women should play in society – pretty much the barefoot and pregnant in the kitchen...
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Hall of Violence Class of ’14: Fedor Emelianenko

At HOV-MMA we cover the sport of mixed martial arts from every aspect. That said, we have a special place for the best of the best, the most amazing athletes the sport has seen. It’s the HOV-MMA Hall of Violence. You don’t get an invite into this elusive and exclusive den of violence by knocking a guy out here and there. You have to be among the best, most vicious and endearing...
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April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

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