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Bobby Lashley in negotiations to fight Fedor Emelianenko
January 23, 2012 (22:20) [ Indexed from MMA HQ
Bobby Lashley vs. Fedor Emelianenko? A few years ago even the suggestion would have seen anyone laughed off whichever message board they frequented but, according to an interview by Fighters Only, this bout could well be happening in 2012. “I’m going to throw everything at him that I can. Of course, my wrestling’s there, I [...]
Fedor Emelianenko possible as Strikeforce's 'plus-one' heavyweight for new champ
January 08, 2012 (17:55) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
LAS VEGAS - Soon, the Strikeforce heavyweight grand prix will come to a conclusion, and the entire division then will be sent to the UFC.
But first, the tournament champion - either Josh Barnett or Daniel Cormier - will get one more Strikeforce fight against an opponent to be determined.
While Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker said some of those options were eliminated when the UFC gobbled up a handful of Strikeforce fighters for upcoming cards, one famous Russian remains a possibility.
Fedor Emelianenko vs. Satoshi Ishii headlines 'DREAM: New Year! 2011'
December 12, 2011 (20:55) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
Fedor Emelianenko is returning to Japan.
A long-rumored bout between the former PRIDE heavyweight champion and Olympic gold medalist Satoshi Ishii is expected to headline a New Year's Eve event in Japan featuring two DREAM title bouts and the completion of the DREAM bantamweight tournament.
Sources close to the event today alerted MMAjunkie.com of the bout.
Fedor Emelianenko, Shinya Aoki likely for 'DREAM: New Year! 2011'
November 22, 2011 (16:05) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
New Year's Eve will apparently have a very familiar feel for mixed martial arts fans.
Longtime PRIDE veteran Fedor Emelianenko, who fought five times
for the promotion on year-end shows, and Japanese superstar Shinya Aoki, a four-time year-end fighter, each appear likely to fight at
this year's "DREAM: Fight for Japan. How are you! New Year! 2011." fight
The tentative additions were announced on Monday's new edition of "Inside MMA," HDNet's MMA news series.
Fedor Emelianenko to Battle Satoshi Ishii at DREAM New Years Eve Event
November 21, 2011 (16:20) [ Indexed from MMA HQ
After picking up his first victory since November of 2009, it was announced that Emelianenko will fight Japanese Judo icon and MMA prospect Satoshi Ishii on the DREAM promotions New Years Eve event. Emelianenkos handler Vadim Finkelstein made the announcement at the press conference following Emelianenkos unanimous decision victory over Jeff Monson this past weekend [...]
M-1 Global results: Fedor Emelianenko cruises in win over Jeff Monson
November 20, 2011 (16:15) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
It made not have been a vintage Fedor Emelianenko performance, but it ended victoriously like so many other of his fights did prior to a recent three-fight skid in Strikeforce.
Returning home to his native Russia and facing veteran globetrotter Jeff Monson in the headliner of Sunday's "M-1 Global: Fedor vs. Monson" event, Emelianenko cruised.
Emelianenko won the pay-per-view fight via clear-cut unanimous decision.
M-1 headliner Jeff Monson not ready to write off Fedor Emelianenko just yet
November 18, 2011 (21:45) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
Jeff Monson is usually not one to prop up flagging dictatorships, but he believes the reign of Fedor Emelianenko didn't just end with three consecutive losses.
Monson is a 14-year veteran of the sport with 55 fights under his belt, extensive submission-grappling experience and pro-boxing fights. He's seen plenty of people rise and fall.
Heck, he's constantly battling for respect himself five years after he unsuccessfully tried to take the UFC heavyweight belt from Tim Sylvia.
Fedor Emelianenko-Jeff Monson Clash Set for Nov. 20 M-1 Event in Russia
September 18, 2011 (00:40) [ Indexed from The Fight Network
NEW YORK " Mixed martial arts (MMA) heavyweight legends Fedor The Last Emperor Emelianenko (31-4, 1 NC) and Jeff The Snowman Monson (42-12) will meet as the headline bout at M-1 Global: Fedor vs. Monson. The event will take place Sunday November 20th from the Olympic Arena in Moscow, Russia with details on broadcast availability announced soon.
Fedor has been very vocal about wanting to continue his fighting career, said Evgeni Kogan, Director of Operations for Europes leading MMA promotion M-1 GLOBAL. Fedor vs. Monson is a classic fight that had been in crosshairs for year. All parties have come together to make this fight a reality.
Regarded as one of MMAs greatest heavyweight fighters of all time, Emelianenko has been challenged as late, losing his last three bouts after going undefeated for nearly a decade. The losses came at the hands of Fabricio Werdum, Antonio Silva and Dan Henderson. Hungry to compete, The Last Emperor still has the drive to battle top competitors. I cannot wait to compete again. Monson is a great athlete who is skilled in many areas. He is a very worthy opponent, said Fedor. More...
Jeff Monson claims he is next opponent for Fedor Emelianenko
September 07, 2011 (21:30) [ Indexed from MMA HQ
Questions have been swirling as to what would be next for the once invincible Fedor Emelianenko. The idea of retirement has been tossed around since his loss to Fabricio Werdum in June of 2010, but the “Last Emperor” insisted he would continue fighting. His promoters, M-1, insisted that his next fight would be against a [...]
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