Fedor Emelianenko

October 12th, 2018
Adam Martin.

Bellator 208 takes place Saturday, October 13 at Nassau Colliseum in Unionville, New York. The offshore sportsbooks recently released the full opening odds for the card, and here they are.  Bellator 208 Opening Odds Fedor Emelianenko -300Chael Sonnen +220 Benson Henderson -350Saad Awad +250 Cheick Kongo -245Tim Johnson +175 Alexander Shlemenko -120Anatoly Tokov -120 Henry…

February 18th, 2017
Gabe Killian

Bellator 172: Fedor vs. Mitrione Date: February 18, 2017 Arena: SAP Center City: San Jose, CA Bellator Fighting Championship is back this Saturday (February 18, 2017) with Bellator 172: Fedor vs. Mitrione. The five-fight main card is scheduled to kick off at 9 p.m. ET on Spike TV, with preliminary action preceding it on the promotion’s website at…

February 16th, 2017
Brad Taschuk

For the first time since 2011, Fedor Emelianenko will return to North America to compete this Saturday (February 18, 2017) at Bellator 172 in San Jose, CA. After falling to Dan Henderson in July 2011 — his third consecutive loss following a 28-fight winning streak — Emelianenko fought three times (successfully) under the M-1 and…

October 24th, 2016
James Lynch

Shane Carwin says he’s fighting MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko A few months back former UFC interim heavyweight champion Shane Carwin revealed that he was coming out of retirement. Now it appears he may be taking on former PRIDE champion Fedor Emelianenko in RIZIN, according to a series of tweets over the weekend. Hey @rizin_PR you…

June 28th, 2016
James Lynch

At the beginning of every month on MMAOddsBreaker, I feature my recurring “Veteran Watch” article which takes a look at some notable veterans competing on the regional/overseas circuit. In this article I recap how these veteran fighters fared in their respective bouts for the month of June.   June 3rd –  Absolute Championship Berkut 40: Battleground (Krasnodar,…

May 30th, 2016
James Lynch

When fighters are given their release from a major North American MMA promotion like the UFC, Bellator or WSOF – unless they’re a major star – they often fall into obscurity on the regional/overseas circuit unless they rack up a few wins and end up signing with one of the aforementioned promotions. In this regular feature for…

January 1st, 2016
James Lynch

Coach: Fedor’s next fight will be announced soon Karim Zidan of BloodyElbow.com reports that heavyweight legend Fedor Emelianenko’s next opponent will be annouced very soon, according to the Russian’s coach, Vladimir Voronov. Emelianenko (35-4 1 NC) earned his 35th professional victory as he forced Jaideep Singh to tap due to strikes in the main event of RIZIN’s Day 2 event in…

December 31st, 2015
James Lynch

Quick results for Rizin Fighting Federation 1: Day 2 – (Footage Courtesy RIZIN/ Fights Fights and Fights)  Fedor Emelianenko def. Jaideep Singh via TKO (Strikes, Round 1) Muhammed Lawal def. Jiri Prochazka via KO (Strikes, Round 1) Kron Gracie def Asen Yamamoto via Submission (Triangle Choke, Round 1) Andy Souwer def. Yuichiro Nagashima via KO (Strikes, Round…

December 30th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

From the ashes of Pride, Rizin FF makes its debut tomorrow (Tuesday, December 29, 2015) with an intriguing fight card which features a super fight and the first round of the World Heavyweight Grand Prix. The promotion will hold its second event just two days later on New Year’s Eve (Dec. 31) where the Heavyweight Grand…

December 30th, 2015
James Lynch

Sam Alvey injured and out of UFC Fight Night 82 bout against Daniel Sarafian Sam Alvey has suffered a broken jaw and has withdrawn from his scheduled Feb. 21 UFC Fight Night 82 with Daniel Sarafian in Pittsburgh. Alvey (26-7) first broke the news to MMA Latest and this was later confirmed by MMAFighting.  Alvey had his three…

December 2nd, 2015
James Lynch

Abel Trujillo vs. Tony Sims added to UFC 195 UFC officials announced Tuesday that a lightweight contest has been added to UFC 195 with Abel Trujillo taking on Tony Sims. Trujillo (12-7) is currently riding a two-fight losing streak after suffering back to submissions losses to Gleason Tibau at UFC Fight Night 77 and Tony Ferguson at UFC 181….

October 7th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

We’ve known since Bellator — I legitimately began typing Strikeforce, and had to correct myself — 142 that Fedor Emelianenko would be making his return to MMA at the end of the year in Japan. He’ll be the centerpiece to former PRIDE president Nobuyuki Sakakibara’s first foray back into the sport in many years. However…

September 21st, 2015
Brad Taschuk

After rumors emerged a few weeks ago that Fedor Emelianenko was set to sign with the UFC, and could have been debuting with the organization as early as UFC 193 in Australia, “The Last Emperor” himself put those talks to bed. On Saturday night during Bellator Dynamite! the former PRIDE champion announced that he would…

September 2nd, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Yesterday there was plenty of news surrounding perhaps the two greatest heavyweights to ever compete in MMA. First, Combat Press published an article stating that Fedor Emelianenko had officially signed with the UFC, but the deal was yet to be made public. While that very much may be the case, Fedor’s former manager/agent/business partner Vadim…

April 14th, 2015
James Lynch

Official tryouts for the next season of The Ultimate Fighter are set to take place on April 27th in Las Vegas and there will be no shortage on Canadian talent for the 155lb and 170lb selection process. Leading up to this audition of a lifetime, I’ll be featuring a recurring article on MMAOddsBreaker where I put the…